Stab culture


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1.(Bacteriol.) A culture made by inoculating a solid medium, as gelatin, with the puncture of a needle or wire; - called also stab. The growths are usually of characteristic form.
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Although other bacteria were more difficult to identify, some other methods used to aid in classifying each bacterial sample were performed, including the oxidase test, catalase test, and stab cultures.