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Handbook of Media for Clinical Microbiology, 2d ed.


Handbook of media for clinical microbiology, 2d ed.

Atlas, Ronald M. and James W. Snyder.

CRC / Taylor & Francis


524 pages




From A 3 agar to YPNC medium, Atlas (biology and public health, U. of Louisville) and Snyder (pathology, U. of Louisville School of Medicine) provide reference information on some 1,650 media used in the laboratory cultivation of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Each entry includes medium composition, preparation instructions, commercial sources, and uses. The volume also includes brief information on meat and plant extracts, growth factors, selective components, pH buffers, differential components, preparation of media, autoclaving, tyndallization, inspissation, filtration, and hazardous components.

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