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Salmonella sp. vs. Proteus

Alec Gallagher alec at colindal.globalnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 22 11:41:33 EST 2000

hec wrote in message <86ahq7$suf$1 at news.inet.tele.dk>...
>Hi does anyone know a good quick method, how to identify eg, Proteus
>Mirabilis and Citrobacter without any fancy equipment.

The simplest way of spotting P. mirabilis is surely by its morphology on
blood agar - it exhibits characteristic swarming and also has a very
characteristic smell.


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