A highly nutritious medium enriched with Horse Blood, where the blood has been “chocolated” by heating the medium to 60°C. Suitable for the isolation of most pathogens including the most fastidious and is particularly useful for the cultivation of Haemophilus spp. and Neisseria spp.
PP0100 – Chocolate Agar with 5% Defibrinated Horse Blood
|Shelf Life (days)|
|Storage Temp (°C)|
|Haemophilus influenzae||NCTC 12699||Small grey colonies|
|Neisseria gonorrhoeae||NCTC 8375||Translucent / grey colonies|
|Streptococcus pneumoniae||NCTC 12977||Small grey colonies with α-haemolysis|