- blood agar
- an agar medium containing heart infusion, peptone, and sodium chloride, autoclaved and enriched by the addition of sterile defibrinated blood, used for primary plating and subculturing, especially to determine bacterial hemolysis. The blood used may be sheep (for group A Streptococcus), rabbit, or horse.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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