Selective and Differential Plating Procedure:


1.  Obtain or pour plate of specified type of selective or differential media

2.  Inoculate plate using a loop, swab or hockey stick.

3.  Incubate 24-48 hours at optimal growth temperature of organism

4.  Observe plates for appropriate reactions


Deoxycholate agar (DOC)

Phenylethyl alcohol agar (PEA)

Levine's eosin methylene blue agar (EMB)

Lab Procedures