Charcoal Selective Medium

Result Interpretation on Charcoal Selective Medium

Charcoal Selective Medium In 1984, Bolton et al. stated charcoal might efficiently substitute blood in a culture medium for isolating Campylobacter spp. Endtz et al. later confirmed there is higher isolation rate for Campylobacter while using the charcoal selective medium. Composition of Charcoal Selective Medium Ingredients Gm/L Beef extract 10.0g Gelatin Peptone 10.0g Sodium Chloride … Read moreCharcoal Selective Medium

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE) Feeley et al in 1978 developed a medium to isolate Legionella species which was later modified by substituting yeast extract for casein hydrolysate and beef extract, and replacing starch with activated charcoal and named it as Charcoal Yeast Extract (CYE) Agar. A further modification was made by Pasculle et al in … Read moreBuffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)