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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CLED Agar: Introduction, Composition, Principle, Preparation, Testing Procedure, Colony Characteristics, Modifications, Limitations, and Keynotes

Staphylococcus aureus (11 o'clock) Klebsiella pneumoniae (5 o'clock) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (8 o'clock) growth on CLED agar-Back View

Introduction of CLED Agar CLED stands for cysteine, lactose, and electrolyte-deficient. CLED agar or medium is a differential culture medium used for the isolation and enumeration of bacteria in urine specimens from suspected cases of urinary tract infection (UTI). It favors the growth of all …

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