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BAM Media M96: Mannitol Maltose Agar

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Mannitol Maltose Agar

Phytone5 g
Polypeptone5 g
Beef Extract5 g
D-Mannitol10 g
Maltose10 g
NaCl20 g
Agar13 g
1000X Dye stock solution*1 ml
Distilled water1 liter


Suspend ingredients and boil to dissolve. Adjust to pH 7.8 ± 0.2 Autoclave 15 min at 121°C.


*1000X Dye stock solution

See formulation under modified cellobiose-polymyxin B-colistin (mCPC) agar (M98).


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