Salmonella sp. vs. Proteus

lamb L.A.M.Buisman at
Mon Jan 24 14:05:12 EST 2000

Kostas Polyzonis wrote:

> In a lab I worked at for a while they were plating SS agar and used suspect
> colonies to inoculate 2 test tubes: A Kligler slant and a test tube
> containing the reagents for both urease and indole test. Thus one was
> getting
> lactose, glucose , hydrogen sulphide, urea and indole results by next day.
> More biochemical tests(API strips or Vitek) and slide agglutination was then
> performed on presumptive Salmonellae

Right, and all this works for Shigella and Yersinia as well.


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