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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One full-time drugs worker within the prison system told us: "While there is no evidence of a needle culture involving hard drugs, you can only wonder if this is the tip of the iceberg.
We have made it a priority as we do not want to return to the needle culture or a decade ago.