PP1561 – Fastidious Anaerobe Agar (FAA) with 5% Defibrinated Sheep Blood

///PP1561 – Fastidious Anaerobe Agar (FAA) with 5% Defibrinated Sheep Blood

PP1561 – Fastidious Anaerobe Agar (FAA) with 5% Defibrinated Sheep Blood

Fastidious Anaerobe Agar (FAA) with 5% Sheep Blood
Fastidious Anaerobe Agar is intended as a primary isolation medium capable of supporting most clinically significant anaerobes including fastidious organisms. The formulation is complex and includes detoxification agents (Starch & Sodium Bicarbonate) growth enhancing agents (Cysteine, Arginine, Vitamin K, Sodium Succinate, Glucose and pyrophosphate) as well as Haemin to encourage pigment production in Porphyromonas melaninogenicus. Sodium Pyruvate is also included to help neutralise Hydrogen Peroxide. In this instance the medium is further enriched by the addition of 5% Sheep Blood.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Bacteriodes fragilis NCTC 9343 Small grey colonies
Clostridium perfringens NCTC 8237 Large grey colonies