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Fastidious

Having to do with microorganisms which have unusual and/or complex nutritional needs and must be grown on enriched media.


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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... radishes, beets, and other root crops are pulled. Now animals might not care much If they poop on leaves, so we need not expect them to be fastidious about not soiling other garden foods. In recent years more and more of our foods are imported from other countries. Some use let us say substandard ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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BCYE agar plates and legionella culture

... a multisystem disease manifested primarily by pneumonia.1,2 In 1978 a new medium, F-G Agar, resulted in improved growth of L. pneumophila, a very fastidious organism.3 Freely et al. modified F-C Agar by substituting yeast extract as a vitamin source and replacing starch with activated charcoal, ...

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by LedBulb900Lumen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: BCYE agar plates and legionella culture
Replies: 3
Views: 3052

Re: Chocolate Agar

... that it isn't much different than medical microbiology. The main purpose of chocolate agar is to support the growth of microorganisms that have fastidious growth requirements. Most bacteria will actually grow better on chocolate than on blood agar, which is the primary plating medium in medical ...

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by pnkkmi
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Chocolate Agar
Replies: 9
Views: 13925

Re:

... rich, it is used for general purpose, just as LB could be. BHI Agar which is very rich could also be used, and will allow the growth of some more fastidious organisms. But it will not cover the needs of all cultivable bacteria, and conditions (aerobic, microaerophylic, anaerobic, temperature) ...

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by canalon
Mon Nov 10, 2008 8:04 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Best general purpose media?
Replies: 7
Views: 8965

The Fiber Disease

... 7115385 Abstract: The present invention provides culture media and methods for culturing organisms, preferably microorganisms, more preferably fastidious microorganisms. Also provided are methods of isolating and detecting organisms using the inventive culture media. Various gram-negative urinary ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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