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growth of camphylobacter sp.

david.lawton1 david.lawton1 at ntlworld.com
Sun May 21 12:20:15 EST 2000

25g chicken macerated in 225 ml Campylobacter selective broth.
Incubate at 37C for 24 hours followed by 41.5C for 24 hours
Subculture to Campylobacter CCDA (recipe available from www.oxoid.com) and
plates at 37C for 48hrs.
The easiest way to incubate the plates is in an anaerobic jar, using a
CampyGen gas pack also
available from Oxoid.
Camps will grow, if you have an anaerobic system which requires the use of a
and you don't use the catalyst.

David Lawton

"HeC" <helle_christensen at mail.tele.dk> wrote in message
news:8g5t68$e5d$1 at news.inet.tele.dk...
> Hi all
> Does anyone know if camphylobacter sp. can grow aerobic. If so which media
> should I use. Hoe would the strains look like on specific media ? Here  in
> Denmark we test chicken for salmonella Sp. and should probably start
> for Camphylobacter later this year. I know that one should use specific
> anaerob container to do this, but it could be nice to test it together
> salmonella sp.
> Thanks in advance
> HeC

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