Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA)

Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA)

Campylobacter Blood Agar (CVA) is a selective medium used for the primary isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from stool specimens. Dekeyser et al. reported the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni from the feces of patients with diarrhea and acute gastroenteritis by using a filtration … Read more

Columbia Agar with 5% Sheep Blood

Columbia Agar with 5% Sheep Blood

Columbia Agar with 5% Sheep blood is highly nutritious general purpose medium for the isolation and cultivation of the non-fastidious and fastidious microorganisms from various clinical specimens and non-clinical specimens of public health importance.  Columbia Blood Agar was first described … Read more

Rh Blood Group System

The second major blood grouping system is the Rhesus (Rh) system. Philip Levine, in 1939, discovered that the sera of most women who gave birth to infants with hemolytic disease contained an antibody that reacted with the red cells of … Read more