Stigmatella erecta (Schroeter) McCurdy
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2. Using a single tube of #432 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette. Rehydrate the pellet.
3. Transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use 0.5 ml of this suspension to inoculate a #432 plate.
5. Incubate broth and plate at 30oC for 5 to 7 days.
Cells are Gram negative rods, with numerous cysts present.
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