E. coli's smellier side

Patricia Foster pfoster at bu.edu
Sat Dec 3 08:26:41 EST 1994


I use smell all the time to identify E. coli.  In particular,
Salmonella and common contaminants smell very different.  If
your bugs have a strong, sharp odor, I would suspect a
contaminant.

Pat
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Patricia L. Foster
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
pfoster at bu.edu



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