blood culture medium

blood culture medium

a liquid enrichment medium for the growth of bacteria in the diagnosis of blood infections (bacteremia and septicemia). It contains a suspension of brain tissue in meat broth with dextrose, peptone, and citrate and has a pH of 7.4.
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Using adult blood culture: laboratory diagnosis; reagent: yes; dosage form: liquid; 10 ml tube,mycobacterial blood culture medium prepared to use bottled: laboratory diagnosis; reagent: yes; area: microbiology; 100 ml,blood culture pediatric use: diagnostic laboratory; area: microbiology; concentration: 1 milliliter (ml); reactive: yes;
Inoculating synovial fluid into blood culture medium has been shown to increase the likelihood of isolating the organism (2,10).