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Agar and Gram Positive/Negative Growth
Name: Kristin Status: Other Grade: Other Location: NY Country: United States Date: April 2007
What is the best agar to isolate a gram positive organism? for gram negative it would be the MacConkey agar correct?
I use Phenylethyl alcohol (PEA) agar for isolating gram positives. You can use either MacConkey or EMB (Eosin Methylene Blue) agar for gram negatives.
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