BM0530 – Egg Yolk Tellurite

BM0530 – Egg Yolk Tellurite

This is a sterile emulsion of Egg Yolk in Saline containing Potassium Tellurite and is generally used as a selective differential agent in Baird Parker Medium. The complete medium is selective for Staphylococcus aureus as the Potassium Tellurite inhibits most coliform organisms and is also reduced by Staphylococcus aureus to tellurite giving typical black colonies on the Baird Parker Medium.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 12981 Growth & Black
Escherichia coli NCTC 12241 Inhibited