Product Code TM 988
ECD Agar is used for detection of coliforms, especially, Escherichia coli in water, food and other samples using membrane filter technique. The water sample is filtered through filter membranes, which are then placed on ECD Agar and incubated overnight. Lay a drop of Kovac’s Indole Reagent on the colonies. Indole positive colonies form a red zone around the colony. Indole positive colonies are enumerated as E.coli.
for selective isolation of coliforms, especially E.coli in water & food by membrane filter technique
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