Brilliant Green Agar w/Sulfadiazine culture media product blogThe Brilliant Green Agar w/Sulfadiazine n/a (Catalog #MBS653252) is a Culture Media and is intended for research purposes only. The product is available for immediate purchase.
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Selective isolation of Salmonella from food, especially egg products.
Brilliant Green Agar was first described by Kristensen et al. in 1925 and later modified by Kauffman in 1933. It is classified by the USP as a highly selective medium for the recovery of Salmonella species except for tyhphoid and paratyphoid strains. Brilliant Green dye inhibits Gram positive and most Gram negative bacteria. Phenol red serves as a pH indicator for the fermentation of lactose or sucrose in the medium. Osborne and Stokes used 0.1% Sodium Sulfapyridine to enhance the recovery of Salmonella from whole egg and egg yolk. The use of sulfonamides further inhibits Escherichia coli and Proteus sp.