The Differentiation of the So-Called Coliform Bacteria in Medical Specimens

  • C. D. Fritsche
  • R. Lütticken


Coliform bacteria are characterized by growth on ordinary culture media within 48 hours, with colonies like those of E. coli. The families and genera of bacteria having these common characteristics, are represented in Table I.


Serratia Marcescens Enterobacter Aerogenes Oxidase Reaction Gelatin Hydrolysis Yersinia Strain 
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  • R. Lütticken

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