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The effect of the dye neutral red on a strain of Staphylococcus aureus in the presence of sunlight
  1. B. Chattopadhyay1
  1. Department of Bacteriology, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London


    A strain of Staphylococcus aureus was isolated, the growth of which in the presence of neutral red was inhibited by sunlight. This phenomenon was not shown by any of a number of other strains of the same or different genera.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Microbiology, Whipps Cross Hospital London E11.