Brilliant Green Agar (Powder)

£315.36 500g

Selective medium for isolation of Salmonella.

Brilliant Green Agar was first described by Kristensen et al. in 1925 and later modified by Kauffman in 1933. It is classified by the USP as a highly selective medium for the recovery of Salmonella species except for typhoid and paratyphoid strains. Brilliant Green dye inhibits Gram positive and most Gram negative bacteria. Phenol red serves as a pH indicator for the fermentation of lactose or sucrose in the medium.

Storage and Stability:
Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4?C and used within a short period of time.

Light beige with a greenish tint, homogeneous, free flowing powder.

Brownish-green, slightly turbid.

pH (25?C):

Microbiological Analysis:
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922: Inhibited
Salmonella cholerasius ATCC 13076: Growth, Pink colonies
Salmonella typhi ATCC 19430: Inhibited
Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028: Growth, Pink colonies
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923: Inhibited

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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