Middlebrook 7H10 Agar

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Middlebrook 7H10 Agar is a solid growth medium specially used for culture of Mycobacterium, notably Mycobacterium tuberculosis.[1] It has been reported that the 7H10 medium tends to grow fewer contaminants than the egg-based media commonly used for the cultivation of mycobacteria.


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Cultures should be read within 5-7 days after inoculation and once a week thereafter for up to 8 weeks.

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  1. ^ Atlas, Ronald M.; James W. Snyder (2006). Handbook of media for clinical microbiology. CRC Press. p. 307. ISBN 978-0-8493-3795-6.
  2. ^ www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/product/sial/m0303?lang=en&region=GB

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