Method

' Streak a beta-lysin-producing strain of S. aureus down the center of a sheep blood agar plate.

  1. Streak test organisms across the plate perpendicular to the S. aureus streak. (Multiple organisms can be tested on a single plate if they are 3 to 4 mm apart.)
  2. Incubate overnight at 35" C in ambient air.

Figure 13-7

CAMP test. A, Positive, arrowhead zone of beta-hemolysis (at arrow) typical of group B streptococci. B, Negative, no enhancement of hemolysis.

Figure 13-7

CAMP test. A, Positive, arrowhead zone of beta-hemolysis (at arrow) typical of group B streptococci. B, Negative, no enhancement of hemolysis.

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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