Accession Number:

AD0677024

Title:

DRY MEDIUM FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF FOOD POISONING CAUSED BY CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM AND CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The produced KPD dry medium is suitable for diagnosis of food poisonings caused by Cl. botulinum types A, B, C and E, also by Cl. perfringens types A, B, C, D, E and F. The growth and the production of toxins of the indicated causative agents proved to be the same as on the nutrient media that are used for growing these bacteria. The simplicity in the preparation of the KPD medium from a dry specimen permits the use of latter in any laboratory. The medium can be conveniently stored and transported.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE