Blood Agar

  • (noun): A culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrient.

Some articles on blood agar, agar:

List of Pathogenic Bacteria By Clinical Characteristics
... grayish, nonhemolytic colonies with irregular borders on blood agar Direct immunofluorescence Bordetella pertussis Contact with respiratory droplets expelled by infected human ... care is sufficient Appropriate food handling Microscopically Blood agar culture, forming double-zone β-hemolysis Sugar fermentation Organic acid production Clostridium tetani Spores in soil infecting ... and pasteurizing milk against O157H7 Hand washing and disinfection Culture on MacConkey agar and study carbohydrate fermentation patterns Lactose fermentation (most E ...
Tonsillitis - Laboratory Tests
... pharyngeal wall and plating them on sheep blood agar medium ... as the presence of >10 colonies of GABHS per blood agar plate ... The material may be inoculated on a Loeffler slant, tellurite plate, or blood agar plate ...

Famous quotes containing the word blood:

    At a few drops of women’s rheum, which are
    As cheap as lies, he sold the blood and labor
    Of our great action.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)