Mycobacterium xenopi

  • John S. Chapman
Part of the Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


Mycobacterium xenopi was first isolated by Schwabacher from a nodular lesion on the back of a frog (Xenopus laevis, the South African clawed toad). After isolating the organism, he was able to reintroduce it into a similar animal and reproduce the lesion.332 (Many references use the term xenopei, the form Schwabacher originally chose.)


Xenopus Laevis Nodular Lesion Human Material Cornmeal Agar Sound Conclusion 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • John S. Chapman
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  1. 1.University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolDallasUSA

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