Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

Lactose-Fermenting Bacteria in Faeces

  • Alfred MacConkey (a1)
Abstract

The following experiments were begun with the object of ascertaining the distribution in nature of certain lactose-fermenting organisms which are by some grouped under the name Bacillus coli, but by others are regarded as belonging to a different class of organisms; a difference of opinion which is most probably the principal factor in causing the value of B. coli as an index of pollution to be such a vexed question among bacteriologists. The investigation, however, resolved itself into a search for the B. lactis aerogenes principally, and secondarily for the other lactose fermenters. Incidentally certain other points are referred to which it was thought might prove of interest though not actually pertaining to the subject of the paper.

Copyright
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

A Moore . (1902). Brit. Med. Journ., Mar. 22.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Epidemiology & Infection
  • ISSN: 0950-2688
  • EISSN: 1469-4409
  • URL: /core/journals/epidemiology-and-infection
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 27 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 312 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 23rd May 2017. This data will be updated every 24 hours.