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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From the tubes showing growth and gas production, loopful was streaked on to conventional Levine's Eosin-methylene blue agar (L-EMB, Himedia, India) and alternatively to Hicrome E.
After incubation time brick red colonies were observed, for further identification inoculated these suspected colonies on Eosin-Methylene Blue Agar Medium.
The samples were inoculated on 5% sheep blood agar and eosin-methylene blue agar.