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Abstract

Two new -selective agars, from Oxoid (according to Brazier) and from BD, were compared with cycloserine-cefoxitin-fructose agar (Oxoid) for their sensitivity of recovery of toxigenic from stool samples. For the culture-positive samples, the sensitivities were 84.0, 42.6 and 90.4 %, respectively. In addition, a specific fluorescence hybridization assay was developed, facilitating rapid and reliable identification of cultured isolates.

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