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44653 Sigma-Aldrich

EC Broth

for microbiology

Synonym: Escherichia Coli Broth

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, Control Media for Fish, Escherichia coli & Coliforms,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   bile salts, 1.5 g/L
  casein digest (pancreatic), 20 g/L
  dipotassium phosphate, 4 g/L
  lactose, 5 g/L
  potassium phosphate, 1.5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
final pH   6.9±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms

Description

Application

For the selective detection of coliforms and E. coli in water, food and other material.

Other Notes

E. coli counts in vacuum-packed beef by the MPN technique.

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

Microbiological Control of Spices and Herbs

Cultures around the world rely on herbs and spices to add flavour and zest to food. Many spices, however, contain very high numbers of bacteria, making them a potent source for food spoilage and path...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 10 Article 1
Keywords: Growth factors, 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

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