BILE ESCULIN AGAR (ISO 10273:1994)

Product Code TM 036

  • Description

    Bile Esculin Agar is recommended for the isolation and identification of Y. enterocolitica, as per ISO 10273-1994. Bile Esculin Agar containing 4% bile salts was formulated by Swan and modified by Facklam and Moody. Bile Esculin Agar is ideal for the isolation and differentiation of intestinal enterococci, based on esculin hydrolysis in the presence of bile. Bile Esculin Agar is also recommended by APHA for identification of Group D Streptococci as the enterococci were able to split esculin, but other streptococci could not.

  • Principle

    for isolation & identifcation of Yersinia enterocolitica from food and animal feeding products

  • Microorganism

    • Enterococcus faecalis
    • Enterococcus faecium
    • Escherichia coli
    • Streptococcus pyogenes
    • Yersinia enterocolitica
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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