Definition: 'Lowenstein-Jensen Culture Medium'
Lowenstein-Jensen culture mediumType: Term
Pronunciation: lŏr′vĕn-stīn yen′sĕn
1. primary mycobacterial recovery media composed of fresh whole eggs, defined salts, glycerol, potato flour, and malachite green (as an inhibitory agent).
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