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3.16: Citrate Test

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    Preparation

    • 24 hour cultures of citrate positive species (Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Proteus, Serratia, Pseudomonas, or Salmonella) and citrate negative species (Escherichia coli or Shigella) (enough for groups/individual students to share)
    • Simmons' citrate agar slants (two per group)

    Materials

    • 24 hour cultures of citrate positive species (Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Proteus, Serratia, Pseudomonas, or Salmonella) and citrate negative species (Escherichia coli or Shigella) (enough for groups/individual students to share)
    • Simmons' citrate agar slants (two per group)
    • test tube racks (1 per group)
    • inoculating loops (1 per group)
    • strikers (1 per group)
    • Bunsen burners (1 per group)
    • labeling tape (1 per group)
    • labeling markers (1 per group)

    This page titled 3.16: Citrate Test is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Rosanna Hartline.

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