MacConkey Agar

MacConkey agar is a culture medium designed to grow Gram-negative bacteria and differentiate them for lactose fermentation.

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... Encapsulated singly or in pairs aerobic Regan-Lowe agar extracellular Borrelia Borrelia burgdorferi Gram-negative, but stains poorly spirochete Long, slender, flexible, spiral ... tuberculosis Lowenstein-Jensen agar M ... diplococci Non-motile aerobic Thayer-Martin agar Gonococcus facultative intracellular N ...
MacConkey Agar - Variant
... A variant, Sorbitol-MacConkey agar, (with the addition of additional selective agents) can assist in the isolation and differentiation of enteropathogenic E ...
Sorbitol-Mac Conkey Agar
... Sorbitol MacConkey agar is a variant of traditional MacConkey agar used in the detection of E ... Traditionally, MacConkey agar has been used to distinguish those bacteria that ferment lactose from those that do not ... In sorbitol MacConkey agar, lactose is replaced by sorbitol ...