Bi.G.G.Y AGAR (NICKERSON MEDIUM)

Product Code TM 238

  • Description

    Bi.G.G.Y. Agar (Nickerson Agar) was originally formulated by Nickerson and further modified by Haley following study of sulphite reduction. This medium is only a part of the identification process of organisms. Bismuth ammonium citrate and sodium sulphite together act as selective agents for Candida species suppressing bacterial growth, at the same time indicating substrate reduction to yield bismuth sulphite which helps to presumptively identify Candida species.

  • Principle

    for detection, selective isolation, differentiation & presumptive identifcation of Candiffa tropicalis

  • Microorganism

    • Candida albicans
    • Candida kruisei
    • Candida tropicalis
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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