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BCYE – GPVC Agar

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar supplemented with GPVC is utilized for the isolation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples. Vancomycin inhibits gram-positive bacteria, polymyxin B inhibits gram-negative bacteria (except Proteus spp.), and cycloheximide is an antifungal.

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

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Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar supplemented with GPVC is utilized for the isolation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples. Vancomycin inhibits gram-positive bacteria, polymyxin B inhibits gram-negative bacteria (except Proteus spp.), and cycloheximide is an antifungal.

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

Growth Recovery

Fluoribacter bozemanae ¹ ATCC® 33217

  • Growth; White-gray to blue-gray colonies that fluoresce blue-white under long-wave UV light

Legionella pneumophila ATCC® 33152

  • Growth; White-gray to blue-gray colonies that fluoresce yellow-green under long-wave UV light

Eschericha coli ATCC® 25922

  • Marked to complete inhibition

Staphylococcus aureus ATCC® 25923

  • Marked to complete inhibition

Aspergillus brasiliensis ATCC® 16404

  • Marked to complete 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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