Baird Parker Agar- Composition, Principle, Preparation, Results, Uses

Baird Parker Agar

Baird Parker Agar was developed by Baird Parker from the Tellurite-glycine formulation of Zebovitz et al for isolation and enumeration of Staphylococci in food and other material since it allows a good differentiation of coagulase-positive strains. Sodium pyruvate was added as a selective growth stimulant, and egg yolk emulsion as a differentiation agent. The medium allows the growth of Staphylococcus aureus and selectively inhibits the growth of most other bacteria. It is thus considered as a selective and diagnostic medium for … Read more