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CASA chromogenic medium for enteric Campylobacter species.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21849693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We prospectively assessed stool samples from 370 patients for Campylobacter species by comparing three selective agar media incubated at two temperatures: 42°C and 37°C. Twenty patients (5.4%) were found positive. The chromogenic medium CASA (AES Chemunex, France) proved highly efficient for C. jejuni and C. coli recovery, while lessening the workload in the lab.
H Le Bars; S Kayal; M Bonnaure-Mallet; J Minet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2011-08-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  2012-01-23     Revised Date:  2013-06-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3675-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bactériologie, Virologie et Hygiène Hospitalière, CHU Rennes, Rennes, France.
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MeSH Terms
Bacteriological Techniques / methods*
Campylobacter Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Campylobacter coli / isolation & purification*
Campylobacter jejuni / isolation & purification*
Culture Media / chemistry*
Feces / microbiology
Prospective Studies
Selection, Genetic
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Culture Media; 9002-18-0/Agar

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