Differential Media

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Tryptic Soy AgarGeneral non-fastidious bacteria
Mannitol Salt AgarSelective, high salt concentrations, Mannitol fermenter = yellow
MacConkey (Lactose) AgarSelective and Differential, non-fastidious Gram-negative bacteria, Red = fermentation of lactose
Triple Sugar Iron AgarMulti-purpose, Differential, Detects sucrose, lactose, and glucose fermentation
Chocolate AgarEnriched, fastidious bacteria
Hektoen AgarSelective and Differential, Lactose fermenters = yellow/salmon, H2S production = black precipitate
Thayer Martin AgarEnriched, Selective (contains antibiotics), fastidious bacteria
Eosin-Methylene Blue AgarSelective and Differential, Lactose fermenters = blue/black

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