What is Amies?

noun, plural a·mies [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez]. French. a female friend. a girlfriend or female lover.

What is Amies solution?

Amies liquid medium is a nonnutritive balanced salt solution containing inorganic phosphates to provide buffering capability, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride to provide essential ions that help maintain osmotic balance. Sodium thioglycollate provides a reduced environment.

How do you use Amies?

Uses of Amies transport medium:

  1. Collect the sample on sterile cotton swab and immense in Amies transport medium, cutting off the swab stick to allow bottle to capped tightly.
  2. Transport to laboratory within 24 hours.

What is Amies transport media?

Amies Transport Medium is a modification of Stuart’s Transport Medium1,2,3,4 with replacement of glycerophosphate with an inorganic phosphate buffer and addition of charcoal to the medium.

What is Amies swab?

Amies Transport Medium is an improved transport medium, containing charcoal to prolong the viability of pathogenic organisms. It is a semisolid media recommended for use in qualitative procedures for the transport of clinical swab specimens to the laboratory.

What is Stuart media used for?

Stuart Transport Medium is a semisolid medium used in the transport and preservation of biological specimens for the cultivation of diverse organisms such as gonococci, streptococci, Enterobacteriaceae, etc. It is essentially non-nutritive and contains sodium thioglycollate to retard oxidation.

What is Cary Blair media?

Cary-Blair Transport Medium is a simple, semi-solid, non-nutritive medium used for the collection and preservation of microbiological specimens. The minimal nutrients in the medium facilitate the survival of organisms without multiplication.

What is Amies gel?

Simplify the transportation of throat, vaginal, wound and skin swabs with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Amies Agar Gel Transport Swabs. Amies Agar Gel Transport Swabs come with soft rayon tips, which are inert and non-toxic to microorganisms.

What is a bbl CultureSwab used for?

The BBL CultureSwab Collection and Transport System is designed for the collection and transport of aerobes. Available with Liquid Stuart or Liquid Amies in over 15 swab and shaft configurations, BBL CultureSwab swabs are designed to meet both common and unique collection and transport needs.

Why is a charcoal swab used?

These swabs are used to test for thrush and/or BV.

Is Amies plural?

In French the plural for noun ‘Mon’ is ‘Mes’ and the plural for ‘Ami’ is ‘Amis’. Whereas if it is for female friends then ‘Amie’ becomes’Amies’.

Is Amies masculine or feminine in French?


number feminine masculine
plural amies amis
singular amie ami

Are Amies feminine?

The word for friend, amie, is a feminine noun. This word refers specifically to a female friend, as indicated by the letter ‘e’ on the end.

Why is mon amie not Ma Amie?

My friend is “mon amie” and not “ma amie”, even though “amie” is female. This is because the French dislike having a word end with a vowel and the next one begin with a vowel. This overrides the usual gender system.

Is Amie a name?

Amie as a girl’s name is related to the Old French and Latin name Amy. The meaning of Amie is “beloved”.

Is it Mes Amies or mes amis?

French translation: mes amis

If it’s an all girl group, it’s mes amies. However, in your English comment, you put my friend, singular. Mon ami, or Mon amie (feminine).

How do you say my best friend is feminine in French?

My best friend is – Ma meilleure amie (feminine) est…

Is mes amis correct?

If you are talking about several of your friends, all of whom are female, you would use mes amies, with the extra e. Otherwise, if they are all male, or even if there is just one male in a group of females, you would use mes amis, without the extra e.

Is Universit masculine or feminine?

After the word université it includes the letters nf meaning « nom féminin » or feminine noun. Perfectly correct.

What does UN Cours mean in English?

run, class, classes.

How do you spell table in French?

  1. table, la ~ (f) Noun.
  2. table à manger, la ~ (f) Noun.
  3. What is French literature?

    [ˈlɪtrətʃəʳ ] 1. (= novels, poetry, plays) littérature f.

    What is French literature known for?

    French literature is the body of written works in the French language produced by authors from France. The French people are proud of their language and of their long tradition of poetry, prose, and drama. Pure language and perfect form have been traditionally prized in French literature.

    What is Quebec literature?

    During the 1960s, “Québec literature” became the established term used in Québec to refer to all francophone literature in Canada. During the 1960s, “Québec literature” became the established term used in Québec to refer to all francophone literature in Canada.

    What literature is France known for?

    Key texts

    • Abbé Prévost – Manon Lescaut.
    • Voltaire – Candide, Zadig ou la Destinée.
    • Jean-Jacques Rousseau – Julie, ou la nouvelle Héloïse.
    • Denis Diderot – Jacques le fataliste (Jacques the Fatalist)
    • Montesquieu – Persian Letters.
    • Pierre Choderlos de Laclos – Les Liaisons dangereuses.
    • Marquis de Sade – Justine (Sade)

    What is the best French literature?

    The Greatest French Novels

    • Les Misérables. by Victor Hugo.
    • La Cousine Bette. by Honoré de Balzac.
    • La Vie mode d’emploi (Life A User’s Manual) by Georges Perec.
    • Les Fleurs Bleues (Blue on Blue) by Raymond Queneau.
    • Pseudo (Hocus Bogus) by Romain Gary.

    What is the greatest French novel?

    Best French Novels of All Time

    • The Lover by Marguerite Duras.
    • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.
    • Candide by Voltaire.
    • The Stranger by Albert Camus.
    • Dangerous Liaisons by Choderos de Laclos.
    • The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir.
    • The Immoralist by André Gide.
    • The Flowers of Evil by Charleas Baudelaire.