First described by Ellner, et al. in 1966, Columbia blood agar incorporates animal derived peptone, enzymatic casein digests, and defibrinated sheep blood into a single growth medium, which is utilized to promote fastidious and non-fastidious microorganisms while detecting hemolytic activity.1
*Other blood types and concentrations available by custom order.
These plates are sold in packs of ten. Each pack includes ten 90mm plates, each with a 20mL fill volume. If you would like a different plate size, fill or formulation, please request a custom order.
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1Source: Ellner, et al. 1966. Am. Journ. Clin. Path. ; 45:502