Prepared culture media

Since 1935, BD BBL™ prepared media have brought high quality and high performance to the microbiology laboratory. Along with BD Difco™ Laboratories products, BD prepared media are today backed by a combined 180 years of experience in product development, manufacturing and troubleshooting.

Why BD prepared media?


BD has enhanced a wide range of proprietary formulations to help our customers more effectively isolate and differentiate pathogenic from nonpathogenic microorganisms.

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BD BBL™ Isolator Pack plated media

BD BBL Isolator Pack plated media come in gamma-irradiated packs for isolator systems.

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BD BBL™ prepared plated media

BD BBL prepared plated media are for the isolation of microorganisms from samples or specimens.

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BD BBL™ prepared tubed media

BD BBL prepared tubed media are ideal for cultures requiring prolonged incubation.

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BD BBL™ Sterile Pack plated media for critical environments

BD BBL Sterile Pack plated media for critical environments are validated to performance and sterility.

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BD Mycoflask™ prepared media

BD Mycoflask prepared media are sterile, disposable and ready-to-use BD BBL™ culture media prepared in the special BD Mycoflask.

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BD prepared bottled media

BD prepared bottled media are intended for the detection of microorganisms from pharmaceutical, food, environmental or water testing samples.

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BD prepared slide media

BD Difco™ Hycheck™ contact slides are hygiene contact slides used to assess the microbiological contamination of surfaces or fluids.

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BD sterile pack bottles

BD sterile pack bottles are terminally sterilized inside autoclavable double bags, resulting in an environmental contaminant-free bottle exterior.