bismuth-sulfite agar

bismuth-sulfite agar
an agar culture medium containing beef extract, peptone, glucose, sodium sulfite, bismuth ammonium citrate, and brilliant green, used for samples of feces and other clinical specimens to isolate Salmonella species and serovars, especially S. enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhi. Called also BS agar and Wilson-Blair c. m.

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