Accession Number:

ADD007724

Title:

IMVIC Test Method.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-02-05

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

An improved IMViC test method is disclosed which is suitable for conducting multiple bacterial IMViC tests on solid media. The method comprises 1 obtaining a suitable culture of bacteria by growing the bacteria first in LST broth, then in EC broth and finally on EMB agar 2 inoculating a test plate containing solid test media for the IMViC tests in separate compartments 3 incubating said inoculated test plate and 4 determining the results of the tests. The period of incubation for the IMViC tests has been reduced to 48 hours by this method. A test plate suitable for use with this method is also disclosed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE