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.
Escherichia coli ATCC® 25922
Legionella pneumophila ATCC® 33152
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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