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Mannitol Salt Phenol Red Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Chapman Agar

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Properties

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, 15.0 g/L
  D-mannitol, 10.0 g/L
  meat extract, 1.0 g/L
  peptone, 10.0 g/L
  phenol red, 0.025 g/L
  sodium chloride, 75.0 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective and differential for Staphylococcus

Description

Application

Selective agar for the detection of pathogenic staphylococci in food and other material acc. to Chapman (modified).

Other Notes

Primary screening medium for detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; Modified medium for the recovery of Staphylococcus from water

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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

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

Staphylococcus aureus: a Spreading Bacteria

Staphylococcus aureus is frequently a part of our skin flora but is also a cause of a broad range of illnesses. Current studies report a remarkable increase of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus au...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 10 Article 2
Keywords: Aerobic, Antibiotics, Clinical, Environmental, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Microbiology, Respiration

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