MYP AGAR BASE (PHENOL RED EGG YOLK POLYMYXIN AGAR BASE) (IS : 5887 (Part VI) 1976, reaffirmed 2005)

Product Code TM 197

  • Description

    Mannitol Egg Yolk Polymyxin Agar is a selective and differential medium developed by Mossel et al. The diagnostic features of the medium rely upon the failure of Bacillus cereus to utilize mannitol and the ability of its most strains to show lecithinase activity. This medium also differentiate B.cereus on the basis of its resistance to Polymyxin B. It is recommended by BIS committee under the specifications IS:5887 (Part V)-1976.

  • Principle

    for isolation and identifcation of pathogenic Staphylococci and Bacillus species.

  • Microorganism

    • Bacillus cereus
    • Bacillus subtilis
    • Escherichia coli
    • Proteus mirabilis
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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