Rhodococcus coprophilus Rowbotham and Cross
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2. From a single tube of #174 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette and use to rehydrate the entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer the rehydrated pellet back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of this suspension to inoculate an additional broth tube, a #174 agar slant and/or a plate.
5. Incubate the tubes and plate at 26°C for three to four days.
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Rowbotham TJ, Cross T. Ecology of Rhodococcus coprophilus sp. nov.: an aerobic nocardioform actinomycete belonging to the "rhodochrous" complex. J. Gen. Microbiol. 100: 123-138, 1977.
Validation list no. 2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 79-80, 1979.
Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.