bacterial culture


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bacterial culture

The growing of micro-organisms on a culture medium, such as agar, in an incubator kept at body temperature, for purposes of identification.
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Therefore, bacterial culture must be performed in conjunction with the routine CSF diagnostic tests as they serve as a pivotal diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of BM.
Swab samples obtained for bacterial culture should be placed in a transport medium (e.
dagger]) Bacterial culture 68 (46) PCR 66 (45) Serology 35 (24) DFA 41 (28) Did respondent change the types of diagnostic tests he/she performed since 2012?
Clinical examination and determination of the acute phase inflammatory markers, such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT), may raise suspicion of the presence of a bacterial infection, which can be proved by taking bacterial cultures.
Parameters studied were optical density of bacterial culture and agro-infiltration under different pressure regimes.
Apart from the urease tests, there are a number of other methods used to diagnose stomach infection (histological examination, bacterial culture, molecular biology techniques) [2,3,12-19].
Diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis was based on increased ascitic fluid absolute polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMN) count (= 250 cells / mm3) and/or positive bacterial culture.
Additional works for the supply of materials for bacterial culture, for the different organisations under the Ministry of Health (OMR74,131).
The Freedom EVO workstation, with its integrated HydroSpeed washer and Infinite reader, provides us with a continuous automated operation; the only manual handling tasks are the preparation of the bacterial culture and the set-up of the compound plates.
It will also increase the number of vaccine doses prepared per ml of bacterial culture and decrease the cost of vaccine production.
Researchers looked back over an 8-year period to identify patients admitted to the hospital who had a positive bacterial culture result 48 hours or longer after their arrival at the hospital.