IMVIC Test Method.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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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