Serratia rubidaea (Stapp) Ewing et al.
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2. From a single tube of #3 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. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate a second tube of broth, a slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate all tubes and plate at 26°C for 24 hours.
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Ewing WH, et al. Biochemical characterization of Serratia liquefaciens (Grimes and Hennerty) Bascomb et al. (formerly Enterobacter liquefaciens) and Serratia rubidaea (Stapp) comb. nov. and designation of type and neotype strains. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 217-225, 1973.
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