Media for the isolation of Aeromonas hydrophila

B. A. Kay, C. E. Guerrero, R. B. Sack

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Abstract

Isolation rates of Aeromonas hydrophila from stool samples of symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals were examined for several common enteric media. Sheep blood agar with 10 μg of ampicillin per ml, preceded by overnight enrichment in alkaline peptone water, yielded 2.6 times the number of isolates as the other media examined and is recommended for the isolation of A. hydrophila from humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)888-890
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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