Patent Number: 6,165,743

Title: Culture medium for revealing enterohemorrhagic E. coli bacteria and procedure therefor

Abstract: The invention concerns a culture medium and a method for revealing enterohemorrhagic E. coli bacteria, particularly serotypes O157 and/or O11, comprising a chromogenic substrate compound of the .alpha.-galactosidase enzyme. The invention likewise concerns a procedure for revealing enterohemorrhagic E. coli bacteria in a sample.

Inventors: Rambach; Alain (75006 Paris, FR)

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International Classification: C12Q 1/10 (20060101); C12N 1/20 (20060101); C12Q 001/10 (); C12Q 001/34 (); G01N 033/569 (); C12N 009/38 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017