Bacteriological Analytical Manual
Bile Esculin Agar
|Beef extract||3 g|
|Ferric citrate||0.5 g|
|Distilled water||1 liter|
Heat with agitation to dissolve. Dispense into tubes, autoclave 15 min at 121°C, and slant until solidified. Final pH, 6.6 ± 0.2.
Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.