|Blood agar base (Oxoid No. 2)||95 ml|
|Sterile sheep blood, defibrinated||5 ml|
Rehydrate and sterilize base as recommended by manufacturer. Agar and blood should both be at 45-46°C before blood is added and plates are poured.
Commercial pre-poured sheep blood agar plates may be used.
Hypertext Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.