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broth

(brôth, brŏth)
n. pl. broths (brôths, brŏths, brôthz, brŏthz)
A liquid containing nutrients for culturing microorganisms: inoculated the broth with bacteria.

broth

1 a fluid culture medium, such as a solution of lactose or thioglycollate, used to support the growth of bacteria for laboratory analysis.
2 a beverage or other clear fluid made with meat extract and water, such as chicken bouillon.

broth

Food industry
A clear liquid made from meat, vegetables or bones boiled in water and used to prepare other foods.

Microbiology
A liquid medium—e.g., Müller-Hinton broth—that contains various nutrients and is used to culture bacteria and other microorganisms in culture.

broth

one of any number of liquid media, for example nutrient broth, used in microbiology for the growth of MICROORGANISMS. See MEDIUM.

broth

liquid media for culturing microorganisms.

cooked meat broth
a medium useful for culturing anaerobic bacteria.
enrichment broth
one modified to permit growth by selected bacteria. An example is selenite broth, which is selective for salmonellae.
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Comparison of direct cultivation on a selective solid medium, polymerase chain reaction from an enrichment broth, and the BD GeneOhm(tm) VanR Assay for identification of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in screening specimens.
Thiosulphate citrate bile salts sucrose agar plates were streaked with a loopful of enrichment broth after 8 hours and another after 24 hours.
There was no bacterial growth detected on any of the directly inoculated blood agar plates or from the enrichment broth cultures for all of the 30 study samples.
A 1 ml portion from this pre-enrichment culture was transferred to 9 ml of enrichment broth (Complete Fraser broth, BIO-RAD), and incubated at 35[degrees]C for 24 hours.
In the laboratory, the majority (67%) were detectable in enrichment broth only, indicating that colonization was occurring at very low density levels, he noted.
A portion of the enrichment broth was used to conduct the BAN test.
The next step is selective plating, which involves streaking the enrichment broth onto a set of plates and incubating for 24 to 48 hours.
All systems use a proprietary enrichment broth, ensuring a high sensitivity for detecting the disease-causing organism in food.
To maximize the recovery of GBS, all specimens should undergo an 18-to-24-hour incubation at 35[degrees] to 37[degrees]C in an appropriate enrichment broth medium, such as carrot or Lim broth.
Each enrichment broth was streaked onto selective plates: Salmonella-Shigella agar (SS), brilliant green agar (BG) and xylose lysine deoxycholate agar (XLD), and incubated for 24 h at 36 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C.
Lab M is seeing demand grow quickly for the company's recently launched [micro]Prep[TM] Half Fraser Broth ISO (+FAC), a complete primary enrichment broth designed for use in the isolation of Listeria spp.