A highly nutritious medium enriched with Horse Blood, where the blood has been ‘chocolated’ by heating the medium to 60°C. Suitable for the cultivation of most pathogens including many fastidious organisms and is particularly suitable for Haemophilus and Neisseria spp.
BM0560 – Columbia Chocolate Slope
|Shelf Life (days)|
|Storage Temp (°C)|
|Haemophilus influenzae||NCTC 11931||Small Grey Colonies|
|Neisseria gonnorrhoeae||NCTC 8375||Translucent / grey colonies|
|Streptococcus pneumoniae||NCTC 12977||Small green Colonioes with α haemolysis|