MadSci Network: Microbiology

Subject: Why is it so hard to culture most bacteria?

Date: Sat Jan 13 13:15:27 2001
Posted by Matt Gillespie
Grade level: undergrad School: No school entered.
City: El Paso State/Province: Texas Country: No country entered.
Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 979409727.Mi

Isn't culturing bacteria as easy as feeding them?
If not, what factors determine an easy to culture species from hard to 
culture species?
Which kind are easiest to culture, pathogens or non-pathogens?

Re: Why is it so hard to culture most bacteria?

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