In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bacilo de Koch masculinobacilo de la tuberculosis masculino
- Prevention, through public-health measures, including antispitting ordinances and the disposal of infected milk and meat, became a first line of defense after Koch identified the tubercle bacillus in 1882.
- Tuberculosis is an infection caused by a germ called the tubercle bacillus or Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
- Koch correctly surmised that the tubercle bacillus was surrounded by a ‘special wall of unusual properties.’
- A human being cannot contract tuberculosis without being exposed to the tubercle bacillus.
- Depending on concentration, iodophors have a wide range of activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, tubercle bacillus, fungi, and viruses and some activity against bacterial spores.
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