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What does HBA stand for?

HBA stands for Horse Blood Agar (microbiological media)

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Sputum cultures were plated onto horse blood agar, cystine lactose electrolyte-deficient agar, Haemophilus agar, and colistin/ nalidixic acid blood agar incubated in a candle jar at 35[degrees]C for [less than or equal to] 3 days.
At 24 h, strong [beta]-hemolysis was produced by 55 (76%), 41 (57%), and 55 (76%) strains on human, sheep, and horse blood agar plates, respectively, while 6 (8%), 10 (14%) and 7 (10%) strains demonstrated weak [beta]-hemolysis (Table).