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Eosin Methylene Blue, Modified Agar (EMB, Holt-Harris & Teague)

A selective and differential microbiological medium for coliforms. EMB agar faintly inhibits the growth of gram-positive bacteria and provides color indication to distinguish between organisms that ferment and do not ferment lactose.1

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, let us know.

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A selective and differential microbiological medium for coliforms. EMB agar faintly inhibits the growth of gram-positive bacteria and provides color indication to distinguish between organisms that ferment and do not ferment lactose.1

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: Levine, M (1918). “Differentiation of B. coli and B. aerogenes on a simplified eosin-methylene blue agar.”. J Infect Dis 23: 43–47. doi:10.1086/infdis/23.1.43.