Prepared Eosin Methylene Blue Agar (EMB) Media

470194-720EA 4.69 CAD
Prepared Eosin Methylene Blue Agar (EMB) Media
Media for Microbiology Dehydrated Media for Microbiology
This selective and differential medium is used to isolate gram negative organisms.

  • Sterile, pre-prepared media; just inoculate and incubate.
  • Selective and differential for gram negative organisms
  • Contains indicator dyes that form purple precipitate at low pH

This media contains Eosin Y and Methylene Blue, which are indicator dyes, forming a dark purple precipitate at a low pH, an indication of the presence of gram negative organisms such as fecal coliforms. This medium is not meant to act as a general purpose medium and will not support the growth of gram positive organisms.

Each bottle pours approximately 10 Petri dishes. Simply melt in a microwave oven, water bath or autoclave. Once cool enough to handle, pour into sterile Petri dish plates
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