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Results of an aerobic bacterial culture were a heavy growth of a multidrug resistant E coli bacterium, sensitive only to amikacin, imipenem, and third-generation cephalosporins (ceftazidime, cefoxitin, and cefotaxime).
For these reasons, it is wise to introduce PCR-based assays as adjuncts to conventional bacterial culture methods in establishing the bacterial aetiology in meningitis.
After CSF bacterial cultures were reported negative, antimicrobial drugs were discontinued.
and colleagues at Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan, compared real-time PCR using corneal scrapings to bacterial culture for the detection of six common bacteria and fungi in 40 eyes of 40 patients diagnosed with corneal ulcer.
The growth of bacterial culture was well coincided with the disappearance of catechol from the culture medium (Figure 2).
Total sebum lipids (2- 4 mg/ml), sonicated into bacterial culture medium, caused 4- to 5-fold log reduction in growth of gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus salivarius and the anaerobe Fusobacterium nucleatum, but was ineffective against most gram-negative bacteria.
A larger volume of hemolymph could have been drawn but was unnecessary for bacterial culture and a minimal volume intuitively created less stress for the animal.
They first cover the microbial cell in chapters discussing the origin and discovery of microbial life; observation of the microbial cell; cell structure and function; bacterial culture, growth, and development; environmental influences and control of microbial growth; and virus structure and function.
In most parts of the tropics, the specific diagnosis of concurrent malaria and typhoid fever is based on blood smear microscopy and Widal test and in rare cases with the inclusion of bacterial culture.
However, because bacterial culture is the only certain method of diagnosis and cultures take time to return results, most patients received antibiotic therapy presumptively.
agalactiae are hemolytic pattern and biochemical tests based on bacterial culture on blood agar plates.
Bacterial culture is of great assistance in discriminating infected from noninfected wounds, when osteomyelitis is absent.