Streptococcus macacae Beighton et al.
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2. Using a single tube of #44 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 #260 agar slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate all tubes and plates at 37oC for 48 hours.
On #260 plates, colonies are entire, glistening, smooth, circular, and pinpoint.
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Beighton D, et al. Streptococcus macacae sp. nov. from dental plaque of monkeys (Macaca fascicularis). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 332-335, 1984.
dental plaque of monkeys, Macaca fascicularis