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Identification of Propionibacterium acnes and related organisms by precipitin tests with trichloroacetic acid extracts.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  972178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The serological identification of Propionibacterium acnes, P. granulosum, and P. avidum, using trichloroacetic acid extracts, is described. With antisera prepared against reference strains, the method has been tested on 142 strains recently isolated from human skin. All except two of the strains could be identified serologically, and there was excellent agreement between the serological results and the fermentation pattern of the strains. Two serological types of P. acnes and two of P. avidum were identified, but only one of P. granulosum.
Authors:
C S Cummins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1976 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-03     Completed Date:  1976-12-03     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antigens, Bacterial / analysis
Cross Reactions
Humans
Polysaccharides, Bacterial / analysis
Precipitin Tests*
Propionibacterium / classification*,  immunology
Propionibacterium acnes / classification*,  immunology
Skin / microbiology
Trichloroacetic Acid
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Bacterial; 0/Polysaccharides, Bacterial; 76-03-9/Trichloroacetic Acid
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