Product Code TM 036
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.
for isolation & identification of Yersinia enterocolitica from food and animal feeding products