indicator tube

indicator tube

[′in·də‚kād·ər ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An electron-beam tube in which useful information is conveyed by the variation in cross section of the beam at a luminescent target.
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Nucleic acid amplification assays and cultures performed on mycobacteria growth indicator tube (Bactec MGIT; Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA) and on Lowenstein-Jensen medium were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates that later showed sensitivity to streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampin, and ethambutol.
When checking the auxiliary power unit (APU) hydraulic reservoir level on the semitrailer's gooseneck, a lot of operators just take a quick look at the indicator tube.
The fluid in the indicator tube should measure within the FULL range on the reservoir's decal.
Westlake, OH), the Bactec 466 (Becton Dickinson Diagnostic Instrument System, Hunt Valley, MD), the mycobacteria growth indicator tube (MGM (Becton Dickinson), the Bactec 9000 MB system (Becton Dickinson), and the SeptiChek system (Becton Dickinson).
One sputum sample from each patient was decontaminated by using the modified Petroff method and cultured in manual Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) (6) and on Lowenstein-Jensen (LJ) medium.
Skin lesion biopsy specimens were placed in sterile beef nutrient broth and cultured in a mycobacteria growth indicator tube (MGIT, Becton Dickinson, Sparks, MD, USA) supplemented with oleic acid, albumin, dextrose, catalase growth supplement (OADC, Becton Dickinson), and an antimicrobial drug mixture (polymyxin B, amphotericin B, nalidixic acid, trimethoprim, and azlocillin [PANTA, Becton Dickinson].
Contract Awarded for purchase of gas indicator tubes
Open Competition: supply indicator tubes for VPHR (IT-36; IT-45 IT-51)
Three weeks later, olecranon bursa aspirate fluid cultures incubated on chocolate agar and 7H11 plates at 31[degrees]C, as well as on algae slant, and mycobacterial growth indicator tubes incubated at 37[degrees]C grew Mycobacterium marinum.