A Simplified Casein Hydrolysate-Serum Medium for the Cultivation of Trichomonas Vaginalis

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Summary

A casein hydrolysate-serum medium is described for the cultivation of Trichomonas vaginalis. This simplified medium is more easily manufactured, contains fewer constituents than a previously described formula and adequately supports the growth of trichomonads as shown in over 160 subcultures.

Author Notes

Division of Research, Elmer Belt Urologic Group, Los Angeles 5, California.

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