Product Code TM 2007
Bile Esculin Azide Broth, Modified is similar to the medium developed by Isenberg et. al. but with agar omitted. Colonies suspected of being Enterococci can be emulsified in 2ml of broth (Bile esculin azide broth, modified) and incubated at 35- 37?C. The combination of esculin and bile in presence of sodium azide permits the selection and differentiation of Enterococci by esculin hydrolysis (Blackening of medium) within 2 hours, when heavy inoculum is used.
used to differentiate between Enterococci and Group D Streptococci
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