NNN medium

NNN medium

agar slant overlaid with defibrinated rabbit blood used to detect the presence of Leishmania or Trypanosoma cruzi.

NNN me·di·um

(mē'dē-ŭm)
Agar slant overlaid with defibrinated rabbit blood used to detect the presence of leishmania or Trypanosoma cruzi.
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Biopsy of dermal lesion (preferably nodular type) of clinically diagnosed PKDL patients was inoculated in modified NNN medium overlaid with Locke's and incubated the culture at 25 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C in BOD incubator for one month.
A chopped portion of spleen and liver was inoculated in modified NNN medium overlaid with Locke's medium and wet smear was examined microscopically up to one month at 2-3 days interval for isolation of the promastigotes.
Cultures of both specimens in NNN medium were also negative.