Comparison of Minitek and conventional methods for the biochemical characterization of oral streptococci.

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Fifty-six strains of viridans streptococci were tested in the Minitek system (BBL Microbiology Systems, Cockeysville, Md.), and the results were compared with those obtained by conventional methods. An overall agreement of 98.9% was obtained when the Minitek tests were performed as follows. (i) All disks were incubated anaerobically for 48 h except for… (More)

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@article{Setterstrom1979ComparisonOM, title={Comparison of Minitek and conventional methods for the biochemical characterization of oral streptococci.}, author={Jean A. Setterstrom and A. Gro\ss and R S Stanko}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1979}, volume={10 4}, pages={409-14} }