New method of serotyping Escherichia coli: implementation and verification.

@article{Bettelheim1987NewMO,
  title={New method of serotyping Escherichia coli: implementation and verification.},
  author={Karl A. Bettelheim and C. J. Thompson},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={781-6}
}
This paper describes the implementation and verification of a new method of serotyping Escherichia coli based on a mathematical analysis of the results of agglutination reactions between standard O antigens of E. coli and rabbit antisera raised against them. Details of the new method, which uses on average one-fifth of the serum used for the old method and… CONTINUE READING