[A false positive reaction to lactose in polycarbohydrate media].

Abstract

In combined media for primary identification Salmonella typhi are detectable by the lactose test only within a certain range of proteolytic activities, which fact is explained by specific features of these media. Reduced proteolytic activity and thiosulfate reductase activity in S. typhi cultures resulted in false-positive lactose test and false-positive… (More)

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@article{Podpletennaia1991AFP, title={[A false positive reaction to lactose in polycarbohydrate media].}, author={I M Podpletennaia}, journal={Laboratornoe delo}, year={1991}, volume={5}, pages={62-4} }