Pseudomonas Odor/ garlic odors

Damian Bond dbond at idgplc.com
Wed Aug 16 06:56:59 EST 2000

lamb <L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl> wrote in message
news:39984815.F3F933AB at cable.A2000.nl...
> annie_t at my-deja.com wrote:
> > I can remember 1 fungus that sometimes contaminated our Hoyles plates
> > that stank of garlic!
> And I can remember learning that C. diphtheriae on Hoyle-tellurite agar
> smells of garlic.
> That fungus ........ No, I'll shut up.
> Loes

> Most organisms that grow on tellurite containing media that reduce
tellurite produce a garlic-like odour.

Derek Law

Company Microbiologist


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