Serotyping Streptococcus pneumoniae

ken_bromberg at interramp.com ken_bromberg at interramp.com
Fri Jul 14 23:28:03 EST 1995


In article <3u60o6$p5r at ipgate.le.ac.uk>, <nag3 at le.ac.uk> writes:
> Path: 
interramp.com!psinntp!psinntp!uunet!in1.uu.net!news.sprintlink.net!howland.rest
on.ans.net!tank.news.pipex.net!pipex!warwick!leicester!usenet
> From: neill gingles <nag3 at le.ac.uk>
> Newsgroups: bionet.microbiology
> Subject: Serotyping Streptococcus pneumoniae
> Date: 14 Jul 1995 14:59:18 GMT
> Organization: leicester university
> Lines: 6
> Message-ID: <3u60o6$p5r at ipgate.le.ac.uk>
> NNTP-Posting-Host: mac12.msb.le.ac.uk
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> X-Mailer: Mozilla 1.1N (Macintosh; I; 68K)
> X-URL: news:bionet.microbiology
> 
> I have been using the Quellung reaction to serotype some capsular types 
> but have had difficulty identifying capsular swelling in a few strains. 
> I wonder if anyone has a better protocol or another quick method of 
> serotyping Streptococcus pneumoniae.
> 
> 
Co-agglutination reagents will work.  If you send us the strains, we can do it.
Ken Bromberg, MD
Brooklyn, NY



More information about the Microbio mailing list