Comparative recovery of Streptococcus mutans on five isolation media, including a new simple selective medium.

@article{Schaeken1986ComparativeRO,
  title={Comparative recovery of Streptococcus mutans on five isolation media, including a new simple selective medium.},
  author={M J Schaeken and Jessie Van der Hoeven and Herren Franken},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1986},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={906-8}
}
For the isolation of Streptococcus mutans, several selective media have been developed, of which Mitis-Salivarius Sucrose Bacitracin agar (MSB) is the most widely used (Gold et al., 1973). Recently, the Trypticase Yeast-Extract Cystine agar medium (TYC, de Stoppelaar et al., 1967) was modified into a selective medium for S. mutans, called Trypticase Yeast-Extract Cystine Sucrose Bacitracin (TYCSB, van Palenstein Helderman et al., 1983). The aim of this study was to compare the recovery of S… CONTINUE READING