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Eikenella BAP

  • Image of the surface of a 5% sheep blood agar plate after 48 hours incubation at 35 degrees C in 10% CO2.
  • The colonies shown are small, flat, entire, dull gray, and show superficial pitting of the agar (see yellow arrows).
  • A slight discoloration of the agar surrounding the colonies is seen.
  • A bleach-like odor is detected.
  • Similar growth was seen on a chocolate agar plate set up in parallel.
  • Growth was not observed on the MacConkey plate.