soil bact. Indentification

Mark Fuller mark_fuller at qmgate.anl.gov
Tue Oct 8 17:10:29 EST 1996

Peter Lawrence wrote:
> Could some one please send information on environmental bacteria
> identification kits like the ones used for clinical work..Thanks
> lawrencp at wheat.mnsfld.edu

for environmental isolates? Š good luck!  Gram Negs are usually easily 
identified using Biolog, but forget it with gram positives.  The best 
bet, if you don't have a lot of samples is to send them out for fatty 
acid analysis at $45-65 a pop.



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