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Nickerson's selective agar

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A substrate for culturing and demonstrating Candida, which will grow unhindered, while the growth of bacteria is suppressed.


  • W. J. Nickerson:
    Reduction of inorganic substances by yeasts.
    Journal of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, 1953, 93: 45-56.
  • J. R. O'Brien:
    Nickerson's medium in the diagnosis of vaginal moniliasis.
    Canadian Medical Association Journal, Ottawa, 1964, 90: 1073-1074.

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