Bordet-Gengou agar

Bordet-Gengou agar

A growth medium used in microbiology labs to isolate Bordetella pertussis and B parapertussis.
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Frozen bacteria were cultured onto Bordet-Gengou Agar (BGA) (Becton Dickinson, USA) supplemented with 1% glycerol, peptone, and 20% defibrinated sheep blood and were incubated at 35[degrees]C for 72 hr.
dagger]) MICs were determined by E-test on Bordet-Gengou agar.
pertussis strains were grown on Bordet-Gengou agar plates supplemented with 15% sheep blood and incubated for 3 days at 35[degrees]C.