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Related to blood agar: nutrient agar, chocolate agar, MacConkey agar, Blood agar plate
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a culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrient

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APAS achieved an overall sensitivity of more than 96% in its ability to combine the results from blood agar and MacConkey agar in assessing the presence of bacteria commonly associated with UTIs.
anthracis Colony on blood agar Mucoid and orange Gray-white to white Spore production - + (central) Motility + - Hemolysis on blood agar - - Penicillin susceptibility + + Catalase production + + Indole production - - Growth at 4[degrees]C + - Anaerobic growth + + Cutaneous infection Ulcer, black eschar, Eschar, malignant blister pustule Other infections None reported Intestinal anthrax, pulmonary anthrax, meningitis * +, present; -, absent.
Colonies in blood agar with clear hemolytic or oil-dissolving circles were observed when the enriched culture broth was spread is widely used to screen for biosurfactant production.
The four chromogenic media were compared with blood agar and evaluated in terms of sensitivity, specificity, ease of use, and cost.
3] (PYGC -- Proteose -- peptone -- yeast extract -- glucose -- cysteine) Table 3: Efficiency of axenic and monoaxenic various types blood agar on the cultivation of Acanthamoeba.
After 48-72 hours incubation on blood agar, round, moist, translucent, nonhemolytic colonies 1 mm in diameter were isolated.
One section contains sheep blood agar and the other section contains sheep blood agar with bacitracin.
PLUS], Harlequin[TM] Listeria Chromogenic Agar, Listeria Isolation Medium (Oxford), PALCAM Agar and Listeria Monocytogenes Blood Agar.
Heart, liver, spleen, and lung samples were inoculated onto Columbia sheep blood agar plates (Oxoid GmbH, Wesel, Germany) and Brolacin agar plates (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany) for the isolation of bacterial pathogens or Sabouraud 4% dextrose agar plates (Merck KGaA) for fungal culture.
Any bacterial growth was recorded qualitatively (species of bacteria) for both culture methods, and quantitatively (number of colony forming units present) for the directly inoculated blood agar plates.
The synovial fluid was directly inoculated onto the appropriate media, including blood agar, chocolate agar, MacConkey agar, and thioglycollate broth.
The swabs were inoculated in Columbia sheep blood agar and selective enrichment broth.
The isolates grew well and had pinpoint colonies of alpha-hemolysis on 5% defibrinated sheep blood agar (Salubris, Turkey) in 5% C02 and ambient air at 37[degrees]C.
Following vortex extraction in 2 ml of sterile saline, each was streaked for isolation on blood agar (growth control) and on Mannitol Salt Agar (MSA) and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 24-48 hours.
A single typical Campylobacter colony from each of the two media was streaked for isolated colonies on Campylobacter blood agar (Fisher Scientific, Hampton, NH).