Middlebrook 7H11 Agar

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Middlebrook 7H11 agar is identical to Middlebrook 7H10 agar, with an addition of pancreatic digest of casein to facilitate the growth of fastidious cultures of M. tuberculosis.[1]

Mycobactin J may also be added to Middlebrook 7H11 agar to allow the recovery of M. genavense.[2]

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  1. ^ Cohn, M.L., et al. 1968. Am. Rev. Respir. Dis.; 98:295
  2. ^ Coyle, M.; et al. (1992). "Laboratory aspects of "Mycobacterium genavense," a proposed species isolated from AIDS patients". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 30 (12): 3206–3212. PMC 270629Freely accessible. PMID 1280652. 

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