Brain Heart Infusion Agar (Powder)

£159.84 100g

Brain Heart Infusion Agar is used for cultivating a wide variety of fastidious and non-fastidious microorganisms, including bacteria, yeasts and fungi

Description:
Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) Agar has proved to be effective in the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms, including many types of pathogens. BHI Agar is currently recommended as a general medium for aerobic bacteria and for the primary recovery of fungi from clinical specimens. BHI Agar, with 10% Sheep Blood can be used to isolate systemic fungi that may grow poorly on nonenriched media. A high recovery rate for Histoplasma capsulatum can be obtained with the addition of horse blood to the medium.

Appearance:
Beige homogeneous, free flowing powder

Solubility:
Trace to slight haze, light to medium amber

pH (5.2%, 25?C):
7.4?0.2

Microbiological Analysis:
Aspergillus brasiliensis ATCC 16404: Growth
Candida albicans ATCC 10231: Growth
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922: Growth
Neisseria meningitides ATCC 13090: Growth
Saccharomyces cerevisiae ATCC 9763: Growth
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923: Growth
Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6305: Growth
Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC19615: Growth

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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