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Name: Natlie
Status: Student
Grade:  Other
Location: NY
Country: United States
Date: November 2005


Question:
Which gram negative bacteria that is differential would grown best on a blood agar plate?



Replies:
Hello Natalie -

Well, it depends what disease or problem you are asking for. A differential is specific to a given issue. For instance, you might ask what gram (-) bacterial that grow on blood agar would be a good differential for ear infections. There are lots of gram negative bacteria that grow very well on blood agar!!

Hope that helps you narrow down your question!!

Good luck.

Susannah Sample, BSBME
Doctoral Candidate, 2008
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin, Madison



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