Modified inoculum for the enteric Minitek system from positive blood cultures

T. J. Cleary, S. Valdes, M. Selem

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A modified Minitek inoculum procedure for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae from positive blood cultures was shown to be reliable. The method consisted of inoculating the Minitek enteric and nonfermenter broth with blood culture fluid and incubating the inoculum for 4 h before use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-250
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1979


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  • Microbiology (medical)

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