PMID: 6987276Jan 1, 1980Paper

Use of the API-ZYM system in rapid identification of alpha and non-haemolytic streptococci

Journal of Clinical Pathology
S A WaitkinsC A Fraser


The API-ZYM method of detecting enzymes was tested using 99 streptococci isolated from clinical material and 14 type species obtained from the National Collection of Type Cultures. We found the method easy and reliable. The results obtained indicate that this method could be a useful identification system in busy routine clinical laboratories.


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