ISLAMS MEDIUM BASE FOR GROUP B STREPTOCOCCI

Product Code TM 2139

  • Description

    Islam formulated this medium to exploit the ability of most Group B Streptococci to produce orange/red-pigmented colonies when incubated under anaerobic conditions. Lancefield first noted carotenoid pigmentation, characteristic of group B Streptococci when incubated under anaerobic conditions. This medium also supports growth of other genital bacteria that cause neonatal infection such as anaerobic Streptococcus, Bacteroides and Clostridium species.

  • Principle

    for identifcation and cultivation of group B Streptococci from clinical specimens

  • Microorganism

    • Bacteroides fragilis
    • Enterococcus faecalis
    • Streptococcus agalactiae
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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