XYLOSE LYSINE DEOXYCHOLATE AGAR (XLD AGAR) PLATE

Product Code TMP 024

  • Description

    Xylose Lysine Deoxycholate agar (XLD agar) is a selective growth medium used in the isolation of Salmonella and Shigella species from clinical samples or food products. XLD Agar has been recommended for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae and for the microbiological testing of foods, water and dairy products. The media formulation does not allow the over growth of other organisms over Salmonella and Shigella. XLD Agar is one of the media used in the Microbial Limit Tests in the USP & EP.

  • Principle

    For selective isolation and enumeration of Salmonella Typhi and other Salmonella species.

  • Microorganism

    • Enterobacter aerogenes
    • Escherichia coli
    • Salmonella Enteritidis
    • Salmonella typhi
    • Salmonella Typhimurium
    • Shigella flexneri
    • Shigella sonnei
  • Industry

    • Clinical Diagnostics
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 50 Plts
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