MacConkey, Alfred Theodore

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Alfred Theodore, English bacteriologist, 1861-1931.
MacConkey agar - a medium used to identify gram-negative bacilli and characterize them according to their status as lactose fermenters. Synonym(s): MacConkey medium
MacConkey medium - Synonym(s): MacConkey agar
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Sorbitol Macconkey Medium for Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Associated with Hemorrhagic Colitis.
Rhamnose MacConkey (VTEC O26) agar is based on traditional MacConkey medium but with rhamnose substituted as the fermentable carbohydrate in place of the usual lactose.
Subculture on MacConkey medium showed positive reactions for oxidase, catalase, and gamma-glutamyltransferase.