BBL™ Lysine Iron Agar (LIA), Slants, BD

Supplier: BD Life Sciences
90001-160CS 376.93 USD
BBL™ Lysine Iron Agar (LIA), Slants, BD
Media for Microbiology Prepared Media for Microbiology
Lysine Iron Agar is a differential medium for use in the identification of enteric bacilli.

  • Dextrose is a source of fermentable carbohydrate
  • Bromcresol purple is a pH indicator
  • Lysine is the substrate for detecting enzymes
  • Lysine decarboxylase production causes an alkaline or neutral reaction

Lysine Iron Agar is used for the differentiation of enteric organisms based on their ability to decarboxylate or deaminate lysine and to form hydrogen sulfide.
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