blood agar medium

blood agar medium

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  • blood agar — an agar medium containing heart infusion, peptone, and sodium chloride, autoclaved and enriched by the addition of sterile defibrinated blood, used for primary plating and subculturing, especially to determine bacterial hemolysis. The blood used… …   Medical dictionary

  • kanamycin-vancomycin–laked blood agar — an agar medium having the same ingredients as kanamycin vancomycin blood agar except that the blood is laked (hemolyzed) by freezing and thawing. It is used to isolate the Bacteroides melaninogenicus group. Called also KVLB a …   Medical dictionary

  • phenylethyl alcohol–blood agar — an agar medium containing pancreatic digest of casein, papain digest of soybean meal, sodium chloride, and phenylethyl alcohol. Defibrinated blood may be added. It is used for the isolation of gram positive cocci, especially in a mixed culture… …   Medical dictionary

  • kanamycin-vancomycin blood agar — an agar medium containing casein digest, soybean meal digest, sodium chloride, yeast extract, sheep blood, L cystine, vitamin K1, kanamycin, and vancomycin, used for selective isolation of anaerobes, particularly Bacteroides …   Medical dictionary

  • charcoal–yeast extract diphasic blood culture medium — a diphasic medium consisting of a lower solid slant containing charcoal and agar, partially covered with a liquid broth containing yeast extract, L cysteine, and ferric nitrate. It is used for the culture of Legionella …   Medical dictionary

  • laked blood agar — a solid culture medium containing blood that has been hemolyzed to release hemin. Called also LB a …   Medical dictionary

  • Agar plate — Infobox Laboratory equipment name = Agar plate caption = An agar plate streaked with microorganisms isolated from a deep water sponge. Individual colonies may be seen center right. acronym = other names = uses = Culturing inventor = manufacturer …   Wikipedia

  • agar — A complex polysaccharide (a sulfated galactan) derived from seaweed (various red algae); used as a solidifying agent in culture media; it has the valuable property of melting at 100°C, but not solidifying until 49°C. [Bengalese] bile salt a. an a …   Medical dictionary

  • medium — 1. A means; that through which an action is performed. 2. A substance through which impulses or impressions are transmitted. 3. SYN: culture m.. 4. The liquid holding a substance in solution or suspension. 5. Any of the substances in which a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Growth medium — An agar plate an example of a bacterial growth medium. Specifically, it is a streak plate; the orange lines and dots are formed by bacterial colonies. A growth medium or culture medium is a liquid or gel designed to support the growth of… …   Wikipedia

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