Salmonella typhimurium on XLD agar

Salmonella Typhimurium on XLD agar

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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