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Chapter 25 : General Approaches to the Identification of Aerobic Gram-Positive Rods

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Abstract:

This chapter summarizes in brief the macroscopic and microscopic features, identification methods, and chapter locations within the 11th edition of this of a wide variety of genera and species of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic Gram-positive rods.

Citation: Bernard K. 2015. General Approaches to the Identification of Aerobic Gram-Positive Rods, p 437-440. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch25
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Algorithm for identification of Gram-positive rods

Citation: Bernard K. 2015. General Approaches to the Identification of Aerobic Gram-Positive Rods, p 437-440. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch25

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