BBL™ Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar, BD BiosciencesSupplier: BD
90000-222EA 250.76 USDCA90000-222 90000-222
BBL™ Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar, BD Biosciences
Media for Microbiology Dehydrated Media for Microbiology
Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar with 5% Sheep Blood is used to inhibit gram-negative bacteria, specifically Proteus species, in specimens containing a mixed bacterial flora.
- Sheep blood enhances the growth of anaerobic bacteria
- Casein digest and soybean meal provide nutrients
- Sodium chloride maintains osmotic equilibrium
- Agar is the solidifying agent
PEA agar is a selective medium that is used for the isolation of gram-positive Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species from clinical specimens or specimens that contain mixtures of bacterial flora.