Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Appl Bacteriol. 1989 Feb;66(2):119-26.

An appraisal of the efficacy of pre-enrichment for the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from water and food.

Author information

  • Public Health Laboratory, Exeter, Devon, UK.

Abstract

Cells of Campylobacter jejuni exposed to heating or freezing were progressively less able to grow at 43 degrees C, particularly on selective media. This influenced the recovery of damaged cells from naturally and artificially contaminated samples. With broth culture the isolation rate could be increased by pre-enrichment in basal or selective media at 37 degrees C for 4 h. With membrane filtration or surface plating techniques the inclusion of agents that quench toxic derivatives of oxygen was more important.

PMID:
2708169
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk