Cefixime-tellurite rhamnose MacConkey agar for isolation of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroup O26 from Scottish cattle and sheep faeces

J Evans, H I Knight, A W Smith, M C Pearce, M Hall, G Foster, J C Low, G J Gunn

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Abstract

To compare rhamnose MacConkey agar supplemented with cefixime and tellurite (CT-RMac) and tryptone bile X-glucuronide (TBX) agars as isolation media for Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) serogroup O26 from animal faeces.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-52
Number of pages5
JournalLetters in Applied Microbiology
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Agar
  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Cefixime
  • Culture Media
  • Feces
  • Fermentation
  • Rhamnose
  • Sheep
  • Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
  • Tellurium

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