how to identify streptococcus species using selective agars

December 16, 2015

Episode #9: How to Identify Streptococcus Species Using Selective Agars

Streptococcus species are a common cause of mastitis and frequently associated with high somatic cell counts, and in some cases clinical mastitis. Streptococci are gram positive organisms that also grow in the environment. In this episode, Dr. Pamela Ruegg demonstrates how to identify Strep on a biplate, triplate and quad plate and discusses the significance of growth on Factor, blood agar and MTKT media.

Attachment: How to Identify Streptococcus Species