Translation of tubercle bacillus in Spanish:

tubercle bacillus

bacilo de Koch, n.


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    bacilo de Koch masculine
    bacilo de la tuberculosis masculine
    • 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.