EMB agar


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EMB agar

[¦ē¦em¦bē ′äg·ər]
(microbiology)
A culture medium containing sugar, eosin, and methylene blue, used in the confirming test for coliform bacteria.
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In order to test this, goose fecal, influent, effluent, and river water samples were collected and isolated by being streaked onto EMB agar.
radioresistens delayed bacterial identification, and it was not until the organism was later observed growing on EMB agar that an incorrect diagnosis was suspected.
Lactose utilization was verified on EMB agar or MacConkey agar (Difco) with lactose as the carbon source.