Bacteriology

Deoxycholate Citrate Agar (DCA): Composition, Preparation, Uses and Colony Characteristics

Deoxycholate Citrate Agar (DCA) is a selective and differential medium,  recommended for the isolation of enteric pathogens particularly Salmonella and Shigella species. Deoxycholate Citrate Agar is a modification of Deoxycholate Agar formulated by Leifson. DCA […]

Culture Media used in Microbiology

Bird Seed Agar: Principle Composition and Uses

Staibs medium also known as Bird seed agar is a selective and differential medium for isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans from clinical specimens and differentiation of it from other Cryptococcus species. Due to the presence of […]