BAM Media M88: Lysine Decarboxylase (LDC) Medium

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Lysine Decarboxylase (LDC) Medium
(for Gram-negative nonfermentative bacteria)

L-Lysine HCl 0.5 g
Dextrose 0.5 g
KH2PO4 0.5 g
Distilled water 100 ml

Dissolve ingredients. Adjust pH to 4.6 ± 0.2. Autoclave 15 min at 121°C. Aseptically dispense 1 ml portions to sterile 13 × 100 mm tubes.

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

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