ID#: 18867
This slant culture containing a Löwenstein–Jensen (L-J) agar growth medium, demonstrated the colonial morphology produced by Nocardia asteroides bacteria. Nocardia spp. colonies can be smooth, but in this case, these organisms produced colonies that may be described as mold-like, or verrucous, and exhibited a pinkish coloration.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Kaplan
Creation Date: 1969
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