Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Bor·det-Gen·gou po·ta·to blood a·gar

(bōr-dā' zahn-gū'),
glycerin potato agar with 25% of blood, used for the isolation of Bordetella pertussis.

Bordet,

Jules, Belgian bacteriologist and Nobel laureate, 1870-1961.
Bordet amboceptor
Bordetella - a genus of strictly aerobic bacteria that are pathogens of the mammalian respiratory tract.
Bordet-Gengou bacillus - a species that causes whooping cough. Synonym(s): Bordetella pertussis
Bordet-Gengou phenomenon - the phenomenon of complement fixation.
Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar - glycerin-potato agar with 25% of blood, used for the isolation of Bordetella pertussis.
Bordet-Gengou reaction - Synonym(s): complement fixation

Gengou,

Octave, French bacteriologist, 1875-1957.
Bordet-Gengou bacillus - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou phenomenon - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou reaction - Synonym(s): complement fixation
Gengou phenomenon - noncellular antigens.