Biochemical Test of Burkholderia cepacia

Biochemical Test of Burkholderia cepacia

a: Burkholderia cepacia ATCC (Image Source: ATCC) b: Burkholderia cepacia (Image Source: Rapid Microbiology) c: Burkholderia cepacia (Image Source: OMICS International) d: Burkholderia cepacia complex from respiratory secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis (Image Source: Thermo Scientific) e: Scanning Electron Micrograph of Burkholderia cepacia (Image Source: Wikipedia) f: Burkholderia cepacia gram stain (Image Source: DOI: 10.1099/jmmcr.0.005081) Some of the characteristics …

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Ashdown’s Agar

Ashdown's Agar

Ashdown’s medium is a selective culture medium for the isolation and characterization of Burkholderia pseudomallei (the bacterium that causes melioidosis). Ashdown’s medium was first described by LR Ashdown in 1979. Composition of Ashdown’s Agar Ingredients Gram/Litre Tryptone soya broth 10 g Agar                            15 g Glycerol 40 ml Gentamicin 4 mg Crystal violet 0.1% 5 ml Neutral Red 1% 5 ml Distilled water              950ml Principle …

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