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Thayer-Martin agar

Pronunciation: thā′ĕr mar′tin

Definition: a Mueller-Hinton agar with 5% heat-hemolyzed sheep blood and antibiotics, used for transport and primary isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis.

Synonym(s): Thayer-Martin medium

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