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J Clin Microbiol. Apr 1979; 9(4): 538–540.
PMCID: PMC273070

A More Sensitive Plate Assay for Detection of Protease Production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Abstract

A plate assay to measure protease production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa is described. This assay is more sensitive and rapid than established methods.

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