Serratia liquefaciens: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Serratia liquefaciens and Klebsiella pneumoniae growth on CLED agar of Urine Culture

Introduction Serratia liquefaciens is a species of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria belonging to the genus Serratia. This bacterium is known for its diverse distribution in various environmental niches, including water, soil, plants, and human-related habitats. It has also been associated with clinical infections in humans, making …

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Tryptone Soy Broth: Introduction, Composition, Principle, Preparation, Testing Procedure, Colony Characteristics, Limitations, and Keynotes

BD Bactec Tryptone Soy Broth bottles freshly inoculated blood specimens for culture

Introduction and Composition Tryptone Soy Broth (TSB) is a versatile and widely used liquid medium in microbiology. It is a nutrient-rich broth that supports the growth of a wide range of bacteria, making it suitable for general cultivation, enumeration, and maintenance of bacterial cultures. TSB …

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