motility test medium

motility test medium
a culture medium containing beef extract and peptone, partially solidified by the inclusion of 0.4 per cent agar, used for the detection of motility of Enterobacteriaceae. A medium containing pancreatic casein digest, yeast extract, sodium chloride, and 0.3 per cent agar is used to determine motility in nonfermenting gram-negative bacteria.

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