A modified reduced transport fluid for the preservation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae during transport
CITATION: Finlayson, M. H., Koralewski, F. F. & Kindermann, R. A. A modified reduced transport fluid for the preservation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae during transport. South African Medical Journal, 49(43):1787-1789.
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Reduced transport fluid (RTF) was modified by altering its pH and by the addition of a yeast dialysate. This reduced transport yeast containing fluid (RTYF) was shown to be superior to RTF in maintaining viability of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in cultures and in clinical material.