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

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.

Beige homogeneous, free flowing powder

Trace to slight haze, light to medium amber

pH (5.2%, 25?C):

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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