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Terminal subculture of blood cultures using a multipoint inoculator device.
  1. K J Thickett,
  2. D J Dabbs,
  3. R C Spencer
  1. Department of Bacteriology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.


    A multipoint inoculation method was used for the terminal subculture of blood cultures. This economical yet reliable technique successfully isolated important human pathogens such as Haemophilus influenzae from macroscopically negative blood cultures.

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