Take the Challenge: Researching the Effects of a New Drug

February 3, 2011

Here’s our latest Tech Challenge question. See if you can select the correct answer.

Challenge: Research Labs has a mixed culture of streptococcus, staphylococcus, and enterococcus bacteria. For their current project, they would like to research the effects of their new drug on staphylococcus only.

Which media should they use so they can selectively look at the staphylococci alone?

A. Blood agar 5%

B. Lauryl tryptose broth

C. Mannitol salt agar

D. Baird Parker agar

E. XLD agar

See the answer

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