Evaluation of a new selective medium forCampylobacter pylori

@article{Dent1988EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a new selective medium forCampylobacter pylori},
  author={Julie C Dent and Cliodna McNulty},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={1988},
  volume={7},
  pages={555-558}
}
Contaminating bacteria from the oropharynx and bacteria that colonise the stomachs of patients with a high gastric pH impede the isolation ofCampylobacter pylori from gastric biopsy specimens. Commercially available selective supplements are inhibitory to this organism and therefore a specific selective medium is needed for isolation. Potential selective agents were evaluated for their activity against 97 strains ofCampylobacter pylori. A modification of Skirrow's medium was developed… CONTINUE READING
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