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