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17145 Sigma-Aldrich

Clostridium difficile Agar (Base)

for microbiology

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Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media, Clostridia,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  disodium phosphate, 5 g/L
  fructose, 6 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 0.1 g/L
  monopotassium phosphate, 1 g/L
  proteose peptone, 40 g/L
  sodium chloride, 2 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Clostridia

Description

Application

Used with supplement for cultivation of Clostridium difficile from food and certain pathological specimens.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 2 vial/l Clostridium Difficile Supplement (Cat. No. 17122)

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Clostridia Diagnostic

Clostridia are relatively large, gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria that can undergo only anaerobic metabolism. Most Clostridia cannot grow under aerobic conditions and even can be killed by exposure...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 2
Keywords: Aerobic, Anaerobic, Clinical, Degradations, Environmental, Fermentation, Germination, Gram stain, Indicators, Metabolism, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical, Vitamins

Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

Microbiology Theory: Media Preparation

Microorganisms need nutrients, a source of energy and certain environmental conditions in order to grow and reproduce. In the environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable for thei...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

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