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Chapter 9

Culture Media for Non-sporulating Gram-positive, Catalase-positive Food Spoilage Bacteria

Conditions for the isolation of Gram-positive, catalase-positive, food-spoilage bacteria are discussed and media for the selective isolation of Micrococcaceae and Brochothrix thermosphacta are described. No selective media are available for the isolation of Microbacterium, Kurthia, Brevibaterium or Propionibacterium spp. An outline scheme for identification is proposed.

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Print publication date
06 Dec 2011
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84755-916-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-145-0