K L Bernsohn

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Standard methods for the methyl red (MR) test are not practical for routine use in clinical laboratories because of the necessarily prolonged incubation period. When read after overnight incubation, the usual MR test is often equivocal or falsely positive. The present study demonstrates the importance of standardizing the total volume of broth, the size of(More)
Infections with Klebsiella and Enterobacter have increased among hospitalized patients. To study such infections, relatively simple but precise methods are needed for clinical laboratories to identify the two genera accurately. Moreover, a rapid identification is essential for assisting with the therapy of the patients. For this purpose, a new 4-hr urease(More)
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