Durham fermentation tube

Durham fermentation tube

[′du̇r·əm ‚fər·mən′tā·shən ‚tüb]
(microbiology)
A test tube containing lactose or lauryl tryptose and an inverted vial for gas collection; used to test for the presence of coliform bacteria.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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