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Azide Blood Agar Base (A01-113)

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Azide Blood Agar Base
Azide Blood Agar Base is a selective medium intended to detect and isolate Streptococci and Staphylococci from a variety of different samples including food and sewage. ‘Lab-Lemco’ Powder and Tryptose supply nitrogenous compounds, carbohydrates, and vitamins. Sodium Chloride maintains the osmotic balance. Sodium Azide is a bacteriostatic agent suppressing the growth of most Gram-negative bacteria but allowing that of Gram-positive microorganisms like Streptococcus and Staphylococcus spp. Agar is the gelifying agent. Addition of blood allows for the detection of hemolytic reactions