Mycobacterium phlei

  • Author: Neal Chamberlain
  • Citation: Neal Chamberlain. 2009. Mycobacterium phlei.
  • Publication Date : December 2009
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Figure 1 is a culture of Mycobacterium phleigrowing in a slant of Lowenstein-Jensen agar.  Two- to four-day-old cultures of this organism are good examples of a rapidly growing pigmented Mycobacterium sp. The colonies have a classic bread-crumb appearance.

Figure 2 is an acid-fast stain of M. phlei pure culture taken from a Lowenstein-Jensen agar slant.  Two- to 3-day-old cultures make good specimens for acid-fast staining. This image was obtained with a bright-field microscope at a magnification of

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