27th May 2021 Content supplied by: Don Whitley Scientific
Isolating and Culturing Faecalibacterium prausnitzii
One of the most abundant species in gut microbiota with 5-15% detected in stool samples, there has been a lot of research into the many potential roles of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii in particular in terms of its role in intestinal diseases.
It is a micro-organism that is both difficult to culture and isolate.
Don Whitley Scientific's in-house lab have performed culture, enumeration, and antibiotic susceptibility testing of various F. prausnitzii strains on behalf of clients and for in-house research. Find out what they learnt.
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Date Published: 27th May 2021
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