Culturette

Culturette®

A proprietary product used to screen for group A streptococci; it doesn't differentiate between sick and merely colonized carriers
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Surface wipe samples were obtained using a BBL culturette (Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ) with a sterile rayon-tipped swab that was moistened with a modified Stuart's transport medium before sampling one square inch of surface area.
Eichenfield, adding that it's fairly easy to obtain a specimen with a toothbrush, cotton swab, or bacterial culturette.
During 2001-02 we also collected one nasal swab sample from each elk using either the Baxter Healthcare Culturette System (Deerfield, Illinois, USA) or the Becton/Dickinson BBL CultureSwab (Sparks, Maryland, USA) for bacteria and virus isolations.
The swab specimen may also be inserted into a culturette system and transported to a laboratory.
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Comparison of aerobic culturette, synovial membrane biopsy, and blood culture medium in detection of canine bacterial arthritis.
Mini-Tip Culturette kits (Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems, Cockeysville, MD, USA) were used for sample collection.
Male urethral specimens are collected using rayon swabs (MiniTip CULTURETTE [TM] DIRECT; Becton Dickinson).
The culturette consisted of a plastic tube containing a sterile polyester-tipped swab and a small glass ampoule of transport medium.
Evaluation of the Culturette brand 10-minute group A strep ID technique.
A sample was taken from the ventral conjunctival fornix of one randomly selected eye of each bird with a microtip culturette swab (BactiSwab, Starplex Scientific, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada), taking care to not contaminate the swab tip by touching the eyelid margins or periocular skin.