Kanamycin Aesculin Azide Agar

Kanamycin Aesculin Azide Agar

This is a selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of enterococci (Group D streptococci) primarily in food although it has found uses in other areas of bacteriology. The medium is made selective by the inclusion of Kanamycin and Sodium Azide while Aesculin and Ferric Ammonium Citrate act as the indicator system.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Enterococcus faecalis NCTC 12697 Cream colonies with black halo
Escherichia coli NCTC 12241 Inhibited