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Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar (10 plates)

SKU Number : M1260

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Detection and enumeration of coliforms in foods, dairy, water and other materials of sanitary importance (lactose fermenters yield purple-red colonies, lactose non-fermenters yield colorless colonies). Crystal Violet and bile salts are present to inhibit the growth of grampositive organisms. Neutral Red is present to indicate acid production from the fermentation of lactose. As the Glucose is fermented the bile salts are precipitated and colonies appear red to pink in color.

Store according to the package label in an upright position in the dark. Do not freeze. Allow warming of medium to room temperature before inoculation.