Having Campylobacter culture problems.

Kathryn S. Black ksblack at detroit.freenet.org
Mon Jun 12 14:46:22 EST 1995

In a previous article, user at alexon.com () says:

>I have been having some mixed results trying to culture Campylobacter 
>jejuni on Brucella and Campy Agar plates in anaerobic jars with Campy 
>gas packs. Any suggestions how I could improve my results.
>                                       matt at alexon.com
>P.S. Broth cultures using same jars and gas packs seem to work fine.
Although we have no problem culturing Campylobacter on Campy Agar from
patients, we found that maintaining a stock culture works best by subculturing
on chocolate agar.
Kate Black   ksblack at detroit.freenet.org    rcblack at oeonline.com
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