Some articles on microbial culture, culture:
... Microbiological culture is a principal tool used to diagnose infectious disease ... In a microbial culture, a growth medium is provided for a specific agent ... Microbial culture may also be used in the identification of viruses the medium in this case being cells grown in culture that the virus can infect, and then alter or kill ...
Famous quotes containing the word culture:
“Without metaphor the handling of general concepts such as culture and civilization becomes impossible, and that of disease and disorder is the obvious one for the case in point. Is not crisis itself a concept we owe to Hippocrates? In the social and cultural domain no metaphor is more apt than the pathological one.”
—Johan Huizinga (18721945)