BD #221780 Prepared Media BD BBL™ Group A Selective Strep Agar

  • BD #221780

Prepared Media BD BBL™ Group A Selective Strep Agar with 5% Sheep Blood Red Mono-Plate Format

MEDIA, SSA GRPA STREP 5% SHEEP(100/CT) 4321780

  • Group A Selective Strep Agar with 5% Sheep Blood (ssA) is a selective medium for use in the isolation and presumptive identification of group A streptococci from throat cultures and other specimens
  • Group B streptococci will also grow on this medium; most other streptococci, neisseriae, staphylococci and gramnegative bacteria are inhibited
  • The medium is designed for use in conjunction with Taxo A (bacitracin, 0.04 unit) discs for presumptive identification of S. pyogenes