VRBD agar

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VRDBA, VRDB Agar, or Violet Red Bile Dextrose Agar, is a microbiological growth medium.[1] It can be used in agar plates to monitor or assess bacterial growth in the laboratory, particularly the growth of Enterobacteriaceae, for which it is selective.


  1. ^ Hartman, Paul A.; Hartman, Philip S.; Lanz, Wayne W. (April 1975). "Violet Red Bile 2 Agar for Stressed Coliforms". Applied Microbiology. 29 (4): 537–539. PMID 1092265.