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Agar plates

Medical Microbiology

agar plateselectivity and differential
MSA Mannitol Salt agar selectivity: Growth (+)= staphylococci Growth (-)= Everything else Differential: Mannitol fermentation (+) = Yellow (-) = red
EMBA Eosin Methylene Blue Agar selectivity: Growth (+)= Gram (-) Growth (-)= Gram (+) Differential: Lactose fermentation (+) = high=green low= pink (-) = colony color
HEA Hekton Enteric Agar selectivity:Bile salt tolerance Growth (+)= Gram (-) Differential: Sugar fermentation (+) = Yellow H2S formation= black precipitate
BEA Bile Esculine Agar selectivity: BIle tolerance Differential: Esculine hydrolysis= black precipitate
XLD Xylose Lysine Desoxycholate selectivity: Sodium desoxycholate Gram (-) Differential: Sugar fermentation= yellow H2S formation= black precipitate
MacConkey selectivity: Crystal Violet Gram (-) Differential: Lactose fermentation (+) = pink (-) = colony color
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