Table 1.

Media used for the culture of the different studied strains

BacteriaSolid and broth mediaa
Bifidobacteriumspp.CBA, MRS
Lactobacillusspp.MRS agar, MRS
A. hydrophila TSA, TSB
S. typhimurium TSA, TSB
E. coli TSA, TSB
Vibrio spp. TSA2, TSB2
B. fragilis BPRM agar, BPRM
P. penneri NA, NB
E. tarda NA, NB
Y. enterocolitica NA, NB
Enterococcus spp.BHIA, BHI
S. thermophilus BHIA, BHI
  • a CBA, Columbia blood agar (Difco) supplemented with 5 g of glucose/liter and 0.5 g ofl-cysteine/liter; MRS, Man, Rogosa, and Sharpe medium (Scharlau); TSA, tryptone soy agar (ADSA); TSB, tryptone soy broth (Scharlau); TSA2, tryptone soy agar supplemented with 1.5 g of sodium chloride/liter; TSB2, tryptone soy broth supplemented with 1.5 g of sodium chloride/liter; BPRM, Bacteroides Phage Recovery Medium (ADSA); NA, nutrient agar (ADSA); NB, nutrient broth (Biokar); BHIA, brain heart infusion agar (Difco); BHI, brain heart infusion broth (Difco).