BD BACTEC blood culture media

For use with BD BACTEC instrumented blood culture systems, the BD BACTEC line of blood culture media permits screening for microorganisms present in blood. The line includes standard broth media, resin-containing Plus media and lytic media designed for optimal recovery of anaerobes.

Resin media

BD BACTEC resin media have been shown to effectively neutralise a wide variety of antibiotics, allowing growth of microorganisms that may not occur with conventional media.

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BD BACTEC Peds Plus medium

BD BACTEC Peds Plus medium is a specialised medium containing resins that neutralise antibiotics, designed for low-volume paediatric and nonpaediatric draws.

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BD BACTEC Plus Aerobic medium

BD BACTEC Plus Aerobic medium can support the growth of common aerobic organisms. It is designed to neutralise antibiotics present in the sample.

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BD BACTEC Plus Anaerobic medium

BD BACTEC Plus Anaerobic medium can support the growth of anaerobic organisms, and contains resins to neutralise antibiotics and increase recovery.

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BD BACTEC Lytic Anaerobic medium

BD BACTEC Lytic Anaerobic medium supports the growth of anaerobic organisms. This unique medium contains a lysing agent to lyse both red and white blood cells, releasing any intracellular organisms.

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BD BACTEC Standard Aerobic medium

BD BACTEC Standard Aerobic medium is an enriched soybean-casein digest broth for recovery of aerobic organisms.

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BD BACTEC Standard Anaerobic medium

BD BACTEC Standard Anaerobic medium is designed to recover anaerobic microorganisms from blood.


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