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Blood agar

Blood agar

(Science: cell culture) An agar-based medium which hasbeen enriched with sterilised, defibinated blood (sheep, rabbit or horse). It is used for primary plating andsubculturing, especially to determine bacterial haemolysis.

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... useless and wasted testing is the observation of hemolysis on sheep blood agar.

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by Cepacia
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: ID OF UNKNOWN?!?!
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Re: Streptococcus sanguis??

... tests. Please determine if this isolate shows alpha hemolysis on blood agar.

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by Cepacia
Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Streptococcus sanguis??
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... NUTRIENT BROTH CULTURE- Quite turbid, slightly cloudy, no skin NUTRIENT AGAR STREAK- Shape – Cocci, Yellow, 0.2-0.5m Glossy NUTRIENT AGAR STAB: Aerobic ... THIOGLYCOLLATE MEDIUM- Anaerobic SEMI SOLID (Sloppy) Agar – Anaerobic BLOOD AGAR PLATE: B-Haemolysis HUGH AND LEIFSON’S O/F TEST: Negative ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Microbiology
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Help with my unknow??

... all negative simmon citrate- negative catalase- positive MS- negative blood agar- alpha urease- negative

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by tweetka1
Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:58 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with my unknow??
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Views: 2243

Animal-Derived Laboratory Reagents

... the animals are being slaughtered more for the meat than to get the blood to make these products. Am I right in thinking this? Primary & ... to die every time I place a new order for an antibody? Sheep’s blood agar: Unlike the bovine products, I wouldn’t think sheep are being killed ...

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by southtowns18
Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal-Derived Laboratory Reagents
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