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Biokar XLD Agar (ISO 6579) 500 grams BK168HA

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Biokar XLD Agar (ISO 6579) is a selective and differential culture medium designed for the isolation, cultivation, and presumptive identification of pathogenic Salmonella and Shigella species from various specimens. The medium contains a combination of xylose, lysine, and desoxycholate, inhibiting the growth of most Gram-positive bacteria and certain Gram-negative bacteria.


• Accurate isolation and identification: Biokar XLD Agar provides a reliable method for the isolation and presumptive identification of Salmonella and Shigella species, ensuring accurate and efficient microbial testing.

• Selective and differential: This medium selectively inhibits the growth of non-target bacteria, reducing false-positive results and streamlining the identification process.

• Ready-to-use convenience: The dehydrated culture medium is ready to use, saving time and effort in preparation.

• Quality-controlled: Each lot is tested for sterility, pH, and growth promotion, ensuring consistent and reliable performance.

Product Details

Product Type Consumables
Part Number BK168HA
Brand Biokar
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Format Dehydrated Culture Media
Packing Size 500g


Biokar Diagnostics is the microbiology division of the Solabia group, dedicated to the development, production and selling of culture media, supplements and detection kits for microbiology laboratories.


With over 300 products and a presence in over 40 countries, Biokar Diagnostics has acquired an international reputation for the quality of his products and innovative solutions.