• USA Home
  • 17173 - Rappaport Vassiliadis Broth, modified

17173 Sigma-Aldrich

Rappaport Vassiliadis Broth, modified

for microbiology

Synonym: Magnesium chloride Malachite Green Broth, Modified Rappaport Vassiliadis Broth, RV Broth, Salmonella Enrichment Broth acc. to Rappaport and Vassiliadis




Papaic digest of soyabean meal 5 g/1110 mL;
Sodium chloride 8 g/1110 mL;
Monopotassium phosphate 1.6 g/1110 mL;
Magnesium chloride anhydrous 18.7 g/l (is equivalent to 40 g/1110 mL Magnesium chloride hexahydrate);
Malachite Green 0.04 g/1110 ml


Used as a selective enrichment medium for the isolation of Salmonella species from food and environmental specimens.


Suspend 30.0 g in 1 liter distilled water. Heat gently if necessary to dissolve the medium completely. Dispense as desired into tubes and sterilize by autoclaving at 115 °C for 15 minutes.

Price and Availability

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry i...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, Microbiology

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

Related Products

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?