This is a medium intended for the cultivation and isolation of Bordetella pertussis & Haemophilus spp. The base medium contains Charcoal and is enriched with 10% Horse Blood. It can also be used as a maintenance or transport medium for these organisms.
PP0170 – Charcoal Agar with 10% Defibrinated Horse Blood
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|Bordetella pertussis||NCTC 10739||Grey / white colonies|
|Haemophilus influenzae||NCTC 12699||Transparent / grey colonies|