DERMATOPHYTE TEST MEDIUM (DTM)

July 10, 2020 Microbiology 0

Dermatophyte Test Medium is a modification of a commercial formulation made by Taplin in 1969.It contains soy peptone, dextrose, phenol red, chloramphenicol and cycloheximide. Nitrogenous […]

MacConkey agar

June 19, 2020 Microbiology 0

MacConkey agar is both a selective and differential media (Figure 1).  By being a selective media, MacConkey agar agar can be used to selectively isolate […]

CHOCOLATE AGAR

June 19, 2020 Microbiology 0

Chocolate agar (CA) is used for the selective cultivation and isolation of fastidious organisms (Figure 1). The organisms that can be isolated with chocolate agar […]

CETRIMIDE SELECTIVE AGAR

June 19, 2020 Microbiology 0

Cetrimide selective agar is used for the selective cultivation and isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from clinical and non-clinical samples (Figure 1). The preparation of cetrimide selective agar […]