RAPID'Staph Agar Plates #3563960


Assay type Chromogenic media
Organism Staph aureus
Number Description Options
356-3960-MSDS RAPID Staph Agar (ready-to-use) English

Choose RAPID'Staph Agar Plates, based on a Baird-Parker formula, for the identification and enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and other spp.) in products intended for human or animal consumption, or in environmental samples.

Features and Benefits

  • Ready-to-use plates optimized for the detection and quantitation of S. aureus in 24 hr
  • S. aureus colonies are black (tellurite reduction) with a clear halo (egg yolk proteolysis)
  • Choice of two methods for easy confirmation: Baird-Parker + RPF Agar or Pastorex™ Staph Plus or Latex Agglutination Test


Certified NF VALIDATION according to the ISO 16140 standard and validated by AOAC.

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