In a message dated 98-09-21 14:14:47 EDT, you write:
<< In office
practices sheep blood agar is used for TC. This is not very sensitive.
Hospitals use more selective media with Bacitracin disks etc to
selectively inhibit non GABHS and overcome the competitive inhibition by
these bacteria on GABHS." >>
With these "fun" days of CLIA and routine lab inspections, office labs/private
practice use appropriate TC media and uh, yes, we do use bacitracin disks too!
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