SMI TP 5: bile solubility test

Information on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations for bile solubility tests.


TP 5i4 August 2018: issued

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Published 9 March 2014
Last updated 13 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added issued document, version TP 5i4.

  2. Updated to add issued version of document.

  3. First published.