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Performance of four chromogenic urine culture media after one or two days of incubation compared with reference media.
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine.
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2002 (English)In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, ISSN 0095-1137, Vol. 40, 1500-1503 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Four chromogenic urine culture media were compared to culture on blood agar, MacConkey agar, and CLED (cysteine-, lactose-, and electrolyte-deficient) agar for detection of uropathogens in 1,200 urine specimens. After 2 nights of incubation, 96% of all isolates were recovered on blood agar, 96% were recovered on CLED agar, 92% were recovered on CPS ID2, 96% were recovered on CHROMagar Orientation from BBL, 95% were recovered on CHROMagar Orientation from The CHROMagar Company, and 95% were recovered on Chromogenic UTI Medium.

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2002. Vol. 40, 1500-1503 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-26362DOI: 10.1128/JCM.40.4.1500-1503.2002Local ID: 10896OAI: diva2:246911
Available from: 2009-10-08 Created: 2009-10-08 Last updated: 2009-10-31

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