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Evaluation of two cultural media (CPLM & TYM) for isolation and maintenance of Trichomonas vaginalis stocks in the laboratory.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7844426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five hundreds vaginal discharge specimens were inoculated simultaneously in 2 axenic culture media (CPLM & TYM), in order to compare their ability to isolate and to maintain the growth of T. vaginalis in the laboratory. While both media were found to be equally good in detecting the organisms in vaginal discharges, yet, T. vaginalis stocks were maintained for a longer time in TYM medium (one year), than in the CPLM medium (2 weeks). The yields of the parasites with different inocula subcultured and after different incubation periods were counted in the TYM medium.
Authors:
F M Abd el Ghaffar; M E Azab; S A Salem; K S Habib; K M Maklad; F S Habib
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1110-0583     ISO Abbreviation:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Publication Date:  1994 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-06     Completed Date:  1995-03-06     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102141     Medline TA:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Country:  EGYPT    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Culture Media*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Female
Humans
Time Factors
Trichomonas Vaginitis / diagnosis*
Trichomonas vaginalis / growth & development,  isolation & purification*
Vagina / parasitology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Culture Media

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