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4th Edition

Handbook of Microbiological Media

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ISBN 9780429130496
Published March 17, 2010 by CRC Press
2040 Pages

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Book Description

Handbook of Microbiological Media, Fourth Edition is an invaluable reference for every medical, veterinary, diagnostic, and academic laboratory, and now in its fourth edition, it is even more complete. This edition carries on the tradition of CRC Press handbook excellence, listing the formulations, methods of preparation, and uses for more tha

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. Overview. Organization. Names of Media. Composition of Media. Agars. Peptones. Meat and Plant Extract. Growth Factors. Selective Components. Differential Components. pH Buffers. Trademarks. Preparation of Media. Tyndallization. Inspissation. Autoclaving. Filtration. Caution about Hazardous Components. Uses of Media. Sources of Media. References. Web Resources. MEDIA, ALPHABETICAL A-Z. INDEX.

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Ronald M. Atlas, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA