Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) Media

Result Interpretation of Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) Media

Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) Media Lowenstein Jensen Medium (LJ Medium) is a selective medium that is commonly used for the cultivation and isolation of Mycobacterium, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis from clinical specimens. LJ medium was originally formulated by Lowenstein who incorporated congo red and malachite green to inhibit unwanted bacteria. The present formulation comprises of a glycerated egg-based medium and is based upon Jensen’s modification. …

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