Rapid identification of Salmonella typhimurium in stools by using 4-methylumbelliferone derivatives

M. Shetty, P. G. Shivananda

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A total of 150 stool samples were collected from the Paediatric ward and screened for the presence of Salmonella typhimurium. A comparison of standard biochemical tests and rapid fluorescence method was done. The fluorescence method was found to be rapid, less time consuming and easy to perform whereas identification of Salmonella typhimurium using standard biochemical tests taken 18 to 24 hours.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-95
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 28-06-1994
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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