Campylobacter Selective Agar (Skirrow)

Campylobacter Selective Agar (Skirrow)

Campylobacter Selective (Skirrow) Agar
This is one of several selective media available for the isolation of Campylobacter spp in clinical, food and environmental laboratories. Based on Columbia Agar enriched with Lysed Horse Blood. Polymyxin B, Trimethoprim & Vancomycin are added as the selective agents. Sodium Thiosulphate, Pyruvic Acid and Ferrous Sulphate are also included to enhance the aerotolerance of Campylobacter spp.

NB: This medium should be incubated at 42°C to optimise selectivity.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Campylobacter jejuni NCTC 11322 Grey spreading colonies
Campylobacter coli NCTC 13638 Grey spreading colonies
Enterococcus faecalis NCTC 12697 Inhibited
Proteus mirabilis NCTC 10975 Inhibited

Incubation: 37±1°C microaerophilically for 48 hours