Loffler’s medium is? (DNB June-09)
a. The media containing ingredients which enhance their growth-promoting qualities are enriched media e.g. blood agar, chocolate agar and Loeffler medium.
b. The usual media employed for cultivation of the diphtheria bacillus are Loeffler's serum slope and tellurite blood agar. ( Volutin granules are best observed when C diphtheria) and Subculture on Loeffler’s serum slope.
Diphtheria bacilli grow on Loeffler's serum slope very rapidly and colonies can be seen in 6-8 hours, long before the other bacteria grow