Mueller-Hinton medium


Mueller-Hinton medium
an agar medium containing beef infusion, peptone, and starch, used for the primary isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis, and for antibiotic and sulfonamide susceptibility testing. A broth medium (MHB), prepared by omitting the agar, is used to determine antibiotic susceptibility by broth dilution testing.

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