Optimization of culture conditions to obtain maximal growth of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae

@article{Restrepo2005OptimizationOC,
  title={Optimization of culture conditions to obtain maximal growth of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae},
  author={Andrea Victoria Restrepo and Beatriz E Salazar and Mar{\'i}a Consuelo Castrill{\'o}n Agudelo and Carlos A Rodriguez and Andres F Zuluaga and Omar Vesga},
  journal={BMC Microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={34 - 34}
}
Streptococcus pneumoniae, particularly penicillin-resistant strains (PRSP), constitute one of the most important causes of serious infections worldwide. It is a fastidious microorganism with exquisite nutritional and environmental requirements to grow, a characteristic that prevents the development of useful animal models to study the biology of the microorganism. This study was designed to determine optimal conditions for culture and growth of PRSP. We developed a simple and reproducible… CONTINUE READING

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