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Phenylethyl Alcohol Blood Agar (PEA)

Phenylethyl Alcohol Blood Agar (PEA) is an enriched selective medium for the isolation of obligately anaerobic bacteria from clinical specimens. Phenylethyl Alcohol Blood Agar medium contains phenylethyl alcohol to inhibit the growth of gram-negative, facultatively-anaerobic bacteria and prevent swarming. This medium is based on the Brucella Agar forumulation and will support the growth of most obligate anaerobic bacteria, both gram positive and gram negative. The Phenylethyl Alcohol Blood Agar medium is especially useful in selective isolation of anaerobes from mixed populations that contain rapidly growing gram-negative bacteria such as Proteus species. This medium is prepared, stored and dispensed under oxygen-free conditions to prevent the formation of oxidized products prior to use.

Anaerobe Systems PRAS Phenylethyl Alcohol Blood Agar (PEA) AS-113
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Item #
AS-113PEA mono plate
1 plate
PEA mono plate
4 plates

Bi-Plates and Combination Packs
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BRU mono / LKV mono / PEA mono 
1 plate ea. 
BRU mono / BBE-PEA Biplate
1 plate ea.
BRU mono / PEA mono / BBE-LKV Biplate1 plate ea.
BRU mono / PEA mono / LBA mono / BBE-LKV Biplate1 plate ea.
BRU mono / PEA mono / LKV mono / BBE mono1 plate ea.