17156 Sigma-Aldrich

ITC Broth (Base)

for microbiology

Synonym: Irgasan Ticarcillin Chlorate Broth (Base), TTC Broth (Base), Triclosan Ticarcillin Chlorate Broth (Base)



Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   casein enzymic hydrolysate, 10 g/L
  irgasan (trichlosan), 0.001 g/L
  magnesium chloride.6H2O, 60 g/L
  malachite green, 0.01 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  yeast extract, 1 g/L
final pH   6.9±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Yersinia



For selective enrichment, enumeration of Yersinia enterocolitica. It is recommended by ISO Committee under the specification ISO 10273:2003.

Preparation Note

Supplements :
1 vial/l Ticarcillin Supplement (Cat. No. 17778)
1 vial/l Potassium chlorate Supplement (Cat. No. 17777)

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


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

Yersinia Diagnostic

Yersinia are rod-shaped, Gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacteria. They exhibit fermentative metabolism and are oxidasenegative, mannitol-positive. A psychrophilic organism, Yersinia survives and...
Ivo Siegrist
Analytix Volume 7 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Clinical, Diagnostic, Metabolism, Microbiology

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