Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 4th, 2004
"Direct latex agglutination testing of selective broth medium for the detection of group B streptococci was evaluated. Results were compared with those obtained by the recommended subculture method. Among the 551 vaginal-rectal specimens tested, 101 (18.3%) were positive by the subculture method," scientists in Spain report.
"Of these subcultures, latex agglutination testing detected 99 (98%) positive specimens," wrote C. Guerrero and colleagues, J.M. Morales Meseguer Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology.
"Agglutination testing of selective...
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