Difficulty in isolating from suspected cases, where direct inoculation of plates is not possible or convenient, has hitherto limited the scope of the laboratory in the diagnosis of whooping cough. The results reported here suggest that Stuart’s transport medium is of value in the diagnosis of whooping cough.


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