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Comparison of selective media for the isolation of salmonellae
  1. Kevin Anderson,
  2. Helen Kennedy
  1. Salmonella Reference Laboratory, 1 Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, South Australia


    A study of the selective action of four fluid media used for the isolation of salmonellae is described. When incubated in the presence of three competing organisms, test strains were recovered most frequently from Rappaport medium but mannitol selenite broth proved superior for the isolation of S. typhi.

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    • 1 Supported by a full-time grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.