Rhodococcus equi – new colony pictures

Rhodococcus equi on purple agar

Rhodococcus equi causes airway infections inĀ  horses. We have replaced the old single colony picture of R. equi in VetBact with six new ones. This one shows a closeup of R. equi colonies cultivated on purple agar with lactose. Note the mucous and pink colonies. Scale bar = 5 mm.

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