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Blood agar contains:



Choices

1 ) Nutrient agar + 5-10% sheep blood
2 ) Peptone + Meat extracts
3 ) Serum + Agar
4 ) 5% Agar + Egg

Explanation


Blood Agar:

It is an enriched media used for bacterial growth. This media is suitable for the growth of fastidious organisms like streptococci which do not grow otherwise as they demand special nutrients for their growth.  This media is also useful in differentiating the bacteria based on their hemolysis property. 

Composition of blood agar: 

It contains Nutrient agar + 5-10% sheep blood. 

This media should have a Ph of 7.4. 

 


Answer

Nutrient agar + 5-10% sheep blood

Last Modified : 25-Dec-2019

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