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BCYE Agar without Cyst

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar without L-Cysteine HCl is utilized qualitatively for the isolation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples. L-cysteine HCl is a required nutritional supplement for Legionella; therefore, growth on this medium would not be indicative of Legionella species.

Prepared medium is opaque and dark gray to black with black particulates suspended.

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Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar without L-Cysteine HCl is utilized qualitatively for the isolation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples. L-cysteine HCl is a required nutritional supplement for Legionella; therefore, growth on this medium would not be indicative of Legionella species.

Prepared medium is opaque and dark gray to black with black particulates suspended.

Growth Recovery

Escherichia coli ATCC® 25922

  • Growth

Legionella pneumophila ATCC® 33152

  • Inhibition

Storage and Handling Instructions:

Store sealed sleeves inverted at 2-8°C upon receipt. Do not heat or freeze and minimize exposure to light. Plates should be warmed to room temperature prior to use – not to exceed 30°C. Expiry is 4 months from the date of manufacture.

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