Salmonella Typhimurium on XLD agar

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Last Updated on January 3, 2020 by Sagar Aryal

Salmonella typhimurium on XLD agar

Salmonella Typhimurium on XLD agar.
Photo By: Carlos Rafael Manzano Palafox from Guadalajara Jalisco, México.

– Xylose-Lysine Deoxycholate Agar (XLD Agar) is a selective medium recommended for the isolation and enumeration of Salmonella Typhi and other Salmonella species.

– Red colonies, some with black centers.

– The agar itself will turn red due to the presence of Salmonella type colonies.

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