NNN medium | definition of NNN medium by Medical dictionary
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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The diagnosis was confirmed with the growth of Leishmania in NNN medium on the fourth day in the bone marrow culture, which we performed for the second time.
As reported before, NNN medium positivity is observed with a frequency ranging between 16.6% and 14.2% in young children in Turkey (5-7).
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.
Cultures of both specimens in NNN medium
were also negative.
Trypanosomes from faeces (0.2 ml) were cultured in NNN medium
and inoculated (0.2 mi) into the peritoneum of thirty CD-1 strain mice (10 d old).