Evaluation of crayfish chaff charcoal agar as transport medium for anaerobes
A laboratory formulated crayfish chaff charcoal agar (CCCA) was evaluated both as transport and storage medium for anaerobic bacteria in parallel with Amies charcoal agar (ACA), cooked meat medium (CMM) and thioglycollate broth (TCB). The survival of anaerobes in swab obtained clinical specimens and viability of specific anaerobes in these media were assessed. Eight genera of anaerobes...
Egwari L.O et al
Egwari Louis » Prof. Egwari is a medical microbiologist with research interest on anaerobes of clinical importance. His research activities in this field cover gynaecological infections and oro-facial infections. Presently, his group research focus is on chronic otitis media; investigating the spectrum of anaerobic organisms involved in this clinical condition and evaluating different therapeutic options... view full profile