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Isolation of shigellae. VI. Performance of media with stool speciments.

@article{Taylor1968IsolationOS,
  title={Isolation of shigellae. VI. Performance of media with stool speciments.},
  author={W. I. Taylor and D Schelhart},
  journal={Applied microbiology},
  year={1968},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={
          1387-93
        }
}
  • W. I. Taylor, D Schelhart
  • Published in Applied microbiology 1968
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The efficiencies of three enrichment broths and four plating media for isolation of enteric pathogens were compared from 1,117 stool specimens. Direct streaking proved to be inferior to enrichment, detecting only 50% of the salmonellae and 61% of the shigellae. By contrast, Selenite Broth (SF) found 90% of the total salmonellae isolates and 82% of the shigellae isolates. Gram-Negative Broth (GN) found 82% and 85%, respectively, but Tetrathionate found only 60% and 39%. Thus, SF and GN were… CONTINUE READING

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