Bacteriology

Amies Transport Medium

Last updated on May 30th, 2021Amies transport medium is a widely used and effective semisolid medium for the transportation of swab specimens to the microbiology laboratory. Placing swabs in a moist container or transport medium […]

Quality control of Culture Media
Culture Media

Quality Control of Culture Media

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Culture media play a pivotal role in any microbiology laboratory for isolation, identification and sensitivity testing of different pathogens. Most of the laboratories usually prepare their own media or purchase […]

Brain Heart Infusion Broth
Culture Media

BHI Broth: Composition, Preparation, Uses

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) broth is a general-purpose liquid medium used for the cultivation and maintenance of a wide variety of fastidious and non-fastidious microorganisms, including aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, […]

Culture Media

Selenite broth: Composition, Preparation Uses

Last updated on June 17th, 2021Selenite broth is used as an enrichment medium for the isolation of Salmonella and Shigella from stool, urine, water and food products. It is the most widely used enrichment medium […]

Bird Seed Agar
Culture Media

Bird Seed Agar: Composition, Uses

Last updated on June 14th, 2021Bird Seed Agar, also known as Staib medium, is a selective and differential medium for isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans from clinical specimens and differentiation of it from other Cryptococcus species. […]