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.
Chocolate Agar with 5% Defibrinated Horse Blood
|Shelf Life (days)
|Storage Temp (°C)
|Small grey colonies
|Translucent / grey colonies
|Small grey colonies with α-haemolysis