Weissella hellenica Collins et al.
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2. From a single tube of #416 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 pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer the rehydrated pellet back into the broth tube. Mix well
4. Use several drops of this suspension to inoculate a second tube of broth, a slant and/or a plate.
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Validation list no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 370-371, 1994.
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