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Selective Media
To detect the presence of specific microorganisms assoc. with disease or poor sanitation.
suppress growth of unwanted bacteria and enc. growth of desired microbes
Brilliant Green Agar
inhibits gram positive and permits gram negative
Differential Media
Easier to distinguish colonies of the desired organism from other colonies growing on same plate.
Is common solidifying agent for culture medium.
Mixed and pure cultures
Mixed Culture - if populationms of different organisms are present
Pure Culture
usually obtained by streak method.
If only one type of organism is present
Is visible mass obtained from one cell.
liquid media
agar common solidifying agent for culture medium.
Enrichment culture
To incrase very samll numbers of desired type of orgnism to detectable levels.