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Table 1 Culture media used and cost of supplies

From: Utility of wound cultures in the management of open globe injuries: a 5-year retrospective review

Culture mediaCost (direct from supplier)
Blood agar$4.40
Chocolate agar$4.00
MacConkey agar$3.07
Sabouraud Dextrose agar slant$2.81
Sabouraud Dextrose with Chloramphenicol agar slant$2.14
Mycosel agar slant$1.47
Lowenstein-Jensen agar slant$7.50
Thioglycollate broth with hemin and Vitamin K$0.88