Addition of heme (X factor) and pyridine nucleotide (V factor) to the medium permits rapid growth of H. influenzae, with evolution of easily detectable amounts of 14CO2. Radiometric media containing X and V factor should be used when evaluating clinical specimens which might contain Haemophilus species.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Microbiology|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1973|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology