Microbacterium liquefaciens (Collins et al.) Takeuchi and Hatano
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2. Using 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 entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate an additional broth tube, a #3 agar slant and/or a plate.
5. Incubate all tubes and plate at 26°C for 48 hours.
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Validation list no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 672-674, 1983.
Collins MD, et al. Classification of some coryneform bacteria in a new genus Aureobacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 236-252, 1983.
Takeuchi M, Hatano K. Union of the genera Microbacterium Orla-Jensen and Aureobacterium Collins et al. in a redefined genus Microbacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 739-747, 1998. PubMed: 9734028