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62355 Sigma-Aldrich

Listeria Selective Agar

for microbiology



Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 13 g/L
  D(+)-glucose, 1 g/L
  nalidixic acid, 0.04 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  thiamine dichloride, 0.005 g/L
  Trypaflavin, 0.01 g/L
  tryptose, 20 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Listeria



For the cultivation and isolation of Listeria from clinical and other material according to Feindt.

Other Notes

Isolation of L. monocytogenes with nalidixic acid and Trypaflavin

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Protocols & Articles


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