nonselective medium

nonselective medium

[¦nän·si‚lek·tiv ′mē·dē·əm]
(microbiology)
A culture medium that supports the growth of all genotypes.
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5-2 [mu]g/mL of rifampin for 4 h, after which the PAOs were returned to nonselective medium.
The nonselective medium helps in the recovery of injured bacteria cells.
of samples) Campylobacter Antibiotic-free A (24) 54 (13) B (21) 95 (20) Conventional C (21) 90 (19) D (24) 100 (24) Total All (90) 84 (76) Nonselective medium, Selective medium, CIP-resistant CIP-resistant Campylobacter Campylobacter Antibiotic-free 13 (3) 13 (3) 0 (0) 5 (1) Conventional 19 (4) 43 (9) 33 (8) 96 (23) Total 17 (15) 40 (36) Table 3.
vulnificus may be overlooked if plated on nonselective medium.
In contrast, all stool cultures were positive for Escherichia coli which always grew as pure cultures on purple bromocresol agar, a nonselective medium containing lactose.