Bacterial identification keys ...

Karl Roberts kr1 at PGSTUMAIL.PG.CC.MD.US
Mon Nov 10 15:08:03 EST 1997

Dear James,
I can't suggest a web site, but why don't you go to the college library
and find Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology or of Determinative
Bacteriology?  These are excellent references, and should suit your needs.
Karl Roberts, Ph.D.

On Mon, 10 Nov 1997, James Hunter wrote:

> I'm sorry if you see this message as just another annoying plea for help
> but I've already tried to help myself and, having failed miserably, I
> thought I might turn to the experts (?) for guidance.
> All I'm asking is if anyone knows of any (fairly simple) bacterial 
> identification keys to be found on the internet.  I just need to find a 
> key that will show me a quick and *fairly* simple way of isolating and
> identifying a mixed culture of bacteria and yeasts in the lab. I'm not talking
> anything *too* complicated here, but I thought it might show a little ('little'
> being the operative word!) initiative if I tried to use the internet in a useful
> way (for once!!).
> As I've said, I've had a look round the Net and used various search
> engines to try to find a relevant page but to no avail (made even more difficult by
> the fact that I have only a limited time available to me for use of the
> internet). As such I would be incredibly grateful if anyone knows offhand of any such
> key (I'm not asking people to go off and do my work by searching the Net for
> me - unless they want to, of course!)
> Thankyou in advance!
> James Hunter

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