|| Tradename of Difco Laboratories, Detroit, MI, USA. Difco
produces microbiological media and related materials.
| Bacto A-1 medium
|| Used for detecting fecal coliforms. Tryptone, lactose,
NaCl, Salicin, Triton X-100; pH 6.9
| BAGG broth
|| Buffered Azide Glucose Glycerol broth. For growing fecal
| Balamuth medium
|| Medium prepared by method reported by Balamuth, for culturing
Entamoeba histolytica. Aqueous
extract of egg yolk and liver.
|| Baltimore Biological Laboratories: manufacturer of microbiological
|| Brom Cresol Green
| BCP-D agar
|| Brom Cresol Purple Desoxycholate agar For isolating Gram-negative
|| Medium for Legionella. Contains CYE, ACES buffer, and alpha-ketoglutarate.
|| Generally, a fermented grain mash; also a beverage
|| N,N-bis[2-hydroxyethyl]-2-aminoethane-sulfonic acid; Buffer
for pH range 6.4-7.8
|| Brilliant Green. Used in media for isolating Salmonella.
|| Brilliant Green Bile (agar, broth). For detection of coliforms.
|| Brain Heart Infusion
|| N,N-bis[2-hydroxyethyl]glycine; Buffer for pH range 7.6-9.0
| BIGGY Agar
|| Growth medium with Bismuth sulfite, Glycine, Glucose and
Yeast (Nickerson Agar). For isolating and culturing Candida species. Also BiGGY.
|| bis[2-hydroxyethyl]-imino-tris[hydroxymethyl]methane; buffer
for pH range 5.8-7.2
| Bis-Tris propane
|| 1,3-bis[tris-(hydroxymethyl)-methylamino]propane; buffer
for pH range 6.3-9.5.
|| A device which homogenizes samples with a rotating blade
running at very high speed; e. g., a Waring blendor.
| Bordet Gengou agar
|| Described by Bordet and Gengou, 1906; for cultivating Bordetella
pertussis (pathogen of whooping cough)
| Brain Heart CC agar
|| Contains infusions of calf brains and beef hearts, peptone,
destrose, NaCl, Na2HPO4, agar, chloramphenicol,
and cycloheximide (Actidione ®). For culturing pathogenic fungi.
|| Balanced Salt Solution
|| Brom Thymol Blue. Used in media for isolating pathogenic
|| A culture tube in which an agar medium has solidified while
the tube was held upright (vertical)
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