TELLURITE BLOOD AGAR BASE

Product Code TM 879

  • Description

    Corynebacterium is a genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, non-motile bacteria that exhibits a fermentative metabolism (carbohydrates to lactic acid) under certain conditions. Corynebacteria constitute a diverse group of bacteria that includes saprophytic associations as well as plant and animal pathogens. Most species are normal flora of humans present virtually at all anatomic sites. Many species of Corynebacteria can be isolated from various places such as soil, water, blood, and human skin. Pathogenic strains of Corynebacteria can infect plants, animals, or humans. Tellurite Blood Agar is a selective medium used for isolation and cultivation of Corynebacterium species. It is selective due to the presence of inhibitor and differential by means of ability of organism to reduce potassium tellurite.

  • Principle

    for selective isolation and cultivation of Corynebacterium species

  • Microorganism

    • Corynebacterium diphtheriae
  • Industry

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  • Regulation

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  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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