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BAM Media M131: Pyrazinamidase Agar

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Pyrazinamidase Agar

Tryptic soy agar (M152)30 g
Yeast extract3 g
Pyrazine-carboxamide1 g
0.2 M Tris-maleate, pH 6.01 liter


Heat to boiling; dispense 5 ml in 16 x 125 mm tubes. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 min. Cool slanted.

*See Chapter 8, Yersinia, ref. 26.


Hypertext Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.