Viral Transport Medium (VTM)
Culture Media

Transport Media Used in Microbiology Lab

Last updated on June 21st, 2021Transport media are essentially solutions of buffers with carbohydrates, peptones and other nutrients (excluding growth factors) designed to preserve the viability of bacteria during transport without allowing their multiplication. The […]

EMB Agar
Culture Media

Eosin Methylene Blue Agar (EMB Agar)

Last updated on January 4th, 2022Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) agar is both a selective and differential culture medium. It selectively promotes the growth of Gram-negative bacteria (inhibits Gram-positive bacteria) and aids in the differentiation of […]