PPEMBA agar to ID Bacillus sp

Jim Rogers rogersj at nmripo.nmri.nnmc.navy.mil
Thu Dec 18 12:37:49 EST 1997

uses enrichment in TSB + polymixin and plating
in a recent posting there was a mention of the Australian Standard method
of plating samples onto PPEMBA media giving " - very pretty "peacock blue"
colonies on lime green agar!".  Can anyone point me to a reference or a
recipe for this agar? 


James E. Rogers, Ph.D
Navy Medical Research Institute
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Bethesda, MD 20889
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