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Biokar BCYE Agar for Legionella 20 plates Ø 90 mm BM07208

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Biokar BCYE Agar for Legionella, 20 plates Ø 90 mm BM07208 from Biokar is a selective medium specifically designed for the isolation and cultivation of Legionella species, with a focus on Legionella pneumophila. This ready-to-use agar provides several advantages for laboratories conducting Legionella testing:


• Efficient Isolation: The formulation of Biokar BCYE Agar enables the selective growth of Legionella species, allowing for their isolation and cultivation from clinical and environmental samples.

• Enhanced Detection: The inclusion of L-Cysteine and Ferric Pyrophosphate in the agar promotes the growth and pigmentation of Legionella pneumophila, facilitating their visual identification.

• Inhibitory Action: Antibiotics present in the agar inhibit the growth of unwanted microorganisms, ensuring the selective growth of Legionella species.

• Convenient Packaging: The product is supplied in packs of 20 Petri dishes, each measuring 90 mm in diameter, eliminating the need for preparation and sterilization.

With Biokar BCYE Agar, laboratories can confidently and effectively detect Legionella species, aiding in the accurate diagnosis and prevention of Legionnaires' disease.

Product Details

Product Type Consumables
Part Number BM07208
Brand Biokar
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Format Ready To Use
Packing Size 20 plates


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.