BBL™ Blood Agar Base (Infusion Agar), BDSupplier: BD Biosciences
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BBL™ Blood Agar Base (Infusion Agar), BD
Media for Microbiology Dehydrated Media for Microbiology
Blood Agar Base (Infusion Agar), with the addition of sterile blood, is used for the isolation, cultivation, and detection of hemolytic activity of streptococci and other fastidious microorganisms.
- All-purpose medium
- Heart muscle infusion, casein peptone, and yeast extract provide nutrients
- Sodium chloride maintains osmotic equilibrium
- Agar is the solidifying agent
Infusion Agar is an all-purpose medium which has been used for many years as a base for the preparation of blood agars. Supplementation with blood (5-10%) provides additional growth factors for fastidious microorganisms, and is the basis for determining hemolytic reactions.