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Role of bacterial growth inhibitors in urine in diagnostic culture
  1. H. K. Ghosh1
  1. Bacteriology Department, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India


    Frequently no growth is obtained on ordinary cultures from urines of patients with typical symptoms of infection, and sometimes not even from those with pyuria. The possibility that this could be due to antibacterial substances—whether endogenous or exogenous from non-specific medication—has been investigated.

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    • 1 Present address: Jabatan Bakterialogi, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.