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Spengler's fragments

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Small, acid-fest discoid bodies seen in tuberculous sputum.

See also Much' granula, which are not acid fest, under Hans Much, German bacteriologist, 1880-1932.


  • C. Spengler:
    Über Splittersputa Tuberkulöser.
    Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1902, 52: 658.
    Zeitschrift für Hygiene, 1905, 49: 541-544.
  • G. H. Werner:
    Electron-microscopic studies of the cellular morphology of tubercle bacilli.
    Fortschritte der Tuberkuloseforschung und -behandlung, 1951, 5: 53-90.
  • F. J. Bassermann:
    Probleme der Morphologie, Cytochemie und Wuchsform des Tuberkuloseerregers.
    Stuttgart, 1953.

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