Bacillus cereus Medium (BCM) (Powder)

£361.44 500g

Highly selective medium for isolation and quantitation of Bacillus cereus from foods.

Appearance: Light greenish-beige, homogenous, free-flowing powder
Solubility: Yellow to yellow-green, opaque, complete
pH (RT ): 7.2 ? 0.2

Cultural Response:
Medium was prepared according to label directions with 5% sheep blood and inoculated with the organisms listed. Approximate inoculum: 1000fcu. Cultures were incubated aerobically at 30 ? 2?C and examined for growth at 18-48 hours.
Bacillus cereus (ATCC 13061):
Growth: Fair to good
Reaction: Blue colonies with lecithin precipitate (halo)
Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 9372):
Growth: Suppressed to inhibited
Reaction: N/A

Supplements Required:
Sterile egg yolk suspension: 50ml
Polymyxin B (100,000 units; aqueous; filter-sterilized): 2ml

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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