Breast milk may become infected with a variety of organisms and all species should be identified except normal skin flora.
|Blood Agar (BA)||CO2, 35°C x 48 hours|
|MacConkey Agar (MAC)||O2, 35°C x 48 hours|
“No growth” or “Normal skin flora”
Quantitate all significant isolates with appropriate sensitivities. If normal skin flora is also present, report with quantitation.
H.D. Isenberg, 2004. Wound Cultures – Wound and Soft Tissue Cultures, p. 18.104.22.168 – 22.214.171.124. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 2nd Edition, Vol 1 ASM Press, Washington, D.C.