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Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The sputum of more advanced cases resembles that of chronic bronchitis, with the addition of tubercle bacilli and elastic fibers.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Caseous particles containing immense numbers of the bacilli are common.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
These globular masses usually contain many tubercle bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Tubercle bacilli are nearly always present, although animal inoculation may be necessary to detect them.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Typhoid bacilli have been known to persist for months and even years after the attack.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
These bacilli (Fig. 89) are large (5 to 10 long), non-motile, and usually arranged end to end in chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The number of Boas-Oppler bacilli can be increased by administering a few ounces of sugar of milk the day before the examination.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Pseudomembranous conjunctivitis generally shows either streptococci or diphtheria bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD

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