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Table 2 The growth and PCR detection of Salmonella serovar Typhi in TSB-bile blood culture *.

From: A fast and highly sensitive blood culture PCR method for clinical detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi

Incubation time (hour) CFUa filC-d ampliconsb
0 3 - - -
1 4 - - -
2 17 - - -
3 105 +++
4 209 +++
5 4461 +++
  1. *Three bacteria of Salmonella serovar Typhi were incubated in the TSB-bile blood culture containing 2.4% ox bile and 20% blood. a The mean of three independent experiments; b Salmonella serovar Typhi fliC-d amplicons resulting from PCR using the DNA templates prepared from three independent cultures.