Ferment Lactose

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Sorbitol-Mac Conkey Agar
... been used to distinguish those bacteria that ferment lactose from those that do not ... This is important because gut bacteria, such as Escherichia coli, can typically ferment lactose, while important gut pathogens, such as Salmonella enterica and most shigellas are unable to ferment lactose ... Shigella sonnei can ferment lactose, but only after prolonged incubation, so it is referred to as a late-lactose fermenter ...

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