Volume 80, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


The lysis centrifugation technique is preferred for culturing spp. at all stages of brucellosis because it yields 25% more positive results and on average provides results 10 days earlier than the Ruiz-Castaneda method. This lysis method is inexpensive and easier to use and may be used in laboratories with limited expertise or equipment if all safety precautions are taken.


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  • Received : 02 May 2008
  • Accepted : 20 Dec 2008

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