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27688 Sigma-Aldrich

Columbia Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Columbia Blood Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Bacteroides,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
  special nutrient substrate, 23.0 g/L
  starch, 1.0 g/L
final pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   Gardnerella
  Haemophilus species
  nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Bacteroides
  nonselective for Campylobacter
  nonselective for Clostridia
  nonselective for Corynebacteria
  nonselective for Enterococcus
  nonselective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective for Neisseria
  nonselective for Staphylococcus
  nonselective for Streptococcus

Description

Application

This high-grade complete medium acc. to Ellner is for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. It is also used as a base for the preparation of a variety of special media.

Other Notes

Base agar in a medium for isolating Listeria spp. from heavily contaminated material; In a simple plate assay for detection of group A streptococcus proteinase.

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

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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

EZ-Fit™ Filtration Products for Bioburden Testing

The EZ family of products has been designed to optimize and streamline the bioburden workflow. The family includes:
Keywords: Filtration

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

On the Trail of Campylobacter

The Campylobacter is one of the leading causes of human gastroenteritis. Common Campylobacter species C. jejuni, C. coli, and C. lari are responsible for most cases of campylobacteriosis1,2. However,...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 8 Issue 1
Keywords: Antibiotics, Cancer, Citric Acid Cycle, Gram stain, Metabolism, Microbiology, Scanning electron microscopy

Streptococci - Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
By Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

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