Thayer-Martin agar


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Thay·er-Mar·tin a·gar

(thā'ĕr mar'tin),
a Mueller-Hinton agar with 5% heat-hemolyzed sheep blood and antibiotics, used for transport and primary isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis.

Thay·er-Mar·tin a·gar

(thā'ĕr mahr'tin ā'gahr)
An enriched medium containing heat-hemolyzed ovine blood, growth stimulants, and antibiotics; used for transport and primary isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis.

Martin,

J.E.,
Thayer-Martin agar - see under Thayer
Thayer-Martin medium - Synonym(s): Thayer-Martin agar

Thayer,

James D.,
Thayer-Martin agar - used for transport and primary isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitides. Synonym(s): Thayer-Martin medium
Thayer-Martin medium - Synonym(s): Thayer-Martin agar
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Half of the volume from each specimen was cultured on modified Thayer-Martin agar (10), and the other half was processed for polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
Selective media, such as Thayer-Martin agar with antibiotics, can be used to enhance the sensitivity of the culture.