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Biokar Desoxycholate (0.1%) lactose Agar 500 grams BK062HA

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Biokar Desoxycholate (0.1%) lactose Agar is a selective differential medium used for the isolation and identification of Gram-negative enteric pathogens such as Salmonella and Shigella species. It inhibits the growth of Gram-positive organisms and differentiates between lactose-fermenting and non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria.


• Selective: The desoxycholate content inhibits the growth of Gram-positive organisms, providing selective isolation of Gram-negative bacteria.

• Differential: The lactose fermentation reaction differentiates between lactose-fermenting and non-lactose-fermenting bacteria, aiding in the identification of pathogenic strains.

• Easy to use: The dehydrated form allows for convenient preparation as needed, ensuring convenience and ease of use in the laboratory.

• Multiple applications: Suitable for clinical, food, and environmental microbiology, facilitating the detection of enteric pathogens in various sample types.

Product Details

Product Type Consumables
Part Number BK062HA
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.