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BCYE Agar (Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE) Aar is utilized for primary isolation and cultivation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples.

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

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Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE) Aar is utilized for primary isolation and cultivation of Legionella species in clinical and environmental samples.

The 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

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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