Bacteria in human nose

michael breed breedveld MWB6 at
Thu Sep 15 12:40:54 EST 1994

In article <Cw5FCL.DFs at>, aw833 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Graham
Higgins) says:

> My friend is working on a project and would like to know what species of
>bacteria would normally be found in the human nose.  Also, any information
>on 'brain and heart infusion' media for growing bacteria (preparation,
>whether it is selective for certain bacteria species, etc) would be
>appreciated.  Please send me e-mail if you have any information.  Thanks.
Many bacterai and fungi grow on thie rich medium. However, it is an effective c
ontra-indicator for R. leguminosarum, since this organism does NOT grow on it.
Michael BReedveld

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