On Sat, 30 Sep 1995 juice at limestone.kosone.com wrote:
> Can CMV be easily isolated from compromised patients from a stool
> sample? If soo what method would be best suited shell vial or
> conventional culture.
>> Alan Joyce RT
In our lab we have cultured CMV from rectal swabs and a on
a occasional stool sample from immuno-compromised patients.We simply
do regular culture ( MRC-5,Huff ) not shell vial because of potential
problems with toxicity.
Richard Drummond B.Sc. ,R.T. (Virology)
Cadham Provincial Lab.