Product Code TM 1996
Brain Heart Infusion w/ PABA is highly nutritious media which can support luxuriant growth of wide variety of microorganisms including bacteria, yeasts and moulds and is often used for isolation of pathogens from clinical specimens especially blood.
Para amino benzoic acid is an active inhibitor of the bacteriostasis produced by the sulfonamide drugs; also it serves as an accessory growth factor for several species of bacteria. Therefore, para amino benzoic acid incorporated in the medium helps to neutralize the effect of antimicrobials present in the blood of patients under sulphonamide therapy making isoltion of organisms from blood easier. Agar in the medium reduces the oxygen tension and favors growth of facultative and obligatory anaerobic microorganisms.
for culturing blood from patients under Sulphonamide therapy
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