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Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar (PEA)

PEA Agar, also known as phenylethanol agar, is utilized for the isolation of enterococci, coagulase-positive staphylococci and most gram-positive cocci from specimen containing mixed flora, including swarming Proteus species

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PEA Agar, also known as phenylethanol agar, is utilized for the isolation of enterococci, coagulase-positive staphylococci and most gram-positive cocci from specimen containing mixed flora, including swarming Proteus species

Growth Recovery

Escherichia coli ATCC® 25922

  • Partial to complete inhibition

Proteus mirabilis ATCC® 12453

  • Partial inhibition; No swarming if present

Staphylococcus aureus ATCC® 25923

  • Good to moderate growth

Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC® 19615

  • Good to moderate growth

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. Product expiry is 183 days (6 months) from the date of manufacture. Reference our Prepared Media Storage and Handling document for additional information.

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