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XLD Agar

Xylose-Lysine Deoxycholate (XLD) Agar is utilized for the isolation and differentiation of gram-negative enteric bacteria.

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Xylose-Lysine Deoxycholate (XLD) Agar is utilized for the isolation and differentiation of gram-negative enteric bacteria.

Growth Recovery

Escherichia coli ATCC® 25922

  • Partial inhibition; Yellow to yellow-red colonies

Enterococcus faecalis ATCC® 29212

  • Partial to complete inhibition; Small colorless colonies if present

Salmonella typhimurium ATCC® 14028

  • Good growth; Red colonies with black centers

Shigella flexneri ATCC® 12022

  • Good growth; Red to pink colonies

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 addition information.

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