Saturday, November 12, 2016

PG NEXT Question of the Day 12-11-2016

The bacterial growth medium shown below belongs to 

a. Enriched medium
b. Enrichment medium
c. Selective medium
d. Indicator medium



Ans: B. Enrichment medium

(Ref: Ananthanarayan 9th edition, p28-33)

Simple medium: nutrient agar and Mueller-Hinton agar
Enriched medium: Blood agar, chocolate agar, egg and serum based medium 
Enrichment medium: Selenite F and alkaline peptone water
Differential medium: MacConkey agar and blood agar
Selective medium: Lowenstein-Jensen medium, Thayer-Martin medium, Wilson and Blair medium