Product Code TM 915
Wilkins Chalgren Anaerobic Agar Base, formulated by Wilkins and Chalgren, along with Brucella Agar Base is the preferred medium for agar dilution tests with anaerobes. This medium is also recommended for testing anaerobic bacteria. Wilkins Chalgren Agar need to be appropriately supplemented to support the growth of certain anaerobic bacteria. Hemin and Menadione (Vitamin K3) enhances the growth of Bacteroides species and Prevotella melaninogenica, respectively and many other species of gram-negative anaerobic rods. The medium can also be supplemented with defibrinated or lysed blood for the growth of fastidious anaerobic bacteria.
for isolation, cultivation and susceptibility testing of anaerobes by agar diffution method
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