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blood agar

n.
An agar medium that is enriched with whole blood and used to grow certain strains of bacteria.
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Noun1.blood agar - a culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrientblood agar - a culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrient
agar, nutrient agar - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
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Greater than 98% sensitivity in the detection of microbial growth on blood agar, with a 95% confidence interval width in the order of 1%.
After growing in a selective enrichment media such as Lim Broth, samples are plated onto blood agar.
Then 50 [micro]l of each blood sample was plated on blood agar plates to estimate the bacterial CFU in the blood.
After the organism was identified, we found that it was able to grow on blood agar at 4[degrees]C after 6 days of incubation.
The halo ring around colonies on blood agar from culture supernatants by S.
In addition, if GBS is present with non-typical colony morphology it can be difficult to detect or missed, particularly on blood agar (2,3,4).
The haemolytic pattern in 10 per cent sheep blood agar showed narrow zone of haemolysis, typical for the STEC.
The antimicrobial effect was tested in agar dilution assay in blood agar plates with Candida albicans, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus mitis, Streptococcus salivaruis and Actinomyces naeslundii as test organisms.
In this study, more over all types of blood agar (human, sheep and chicken blood) supported the growth of Acanthamoeba (Table 3).
They were submitted to the simplified identification key, which consisted of hemolysis detection in ovine blood agar, trehalose, manitol and maltose fermentation, as well as acetoin production (VP), selected on the basis of the identification keys proposed by Holt et al.
The isolate was then cultivated on blood agar under microaerophilic conditions at 35[degrees]C for 5 days, subcultivated once under similar conditions for 3 days, and immediately thereafter submitted to the pathology laboratory.