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70138 Sigma-Aldrich

Brain Heart Infusion Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: BHI Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, Ajellomyces, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media),
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  brain extract, 7.8 g/L
  dextrose, 2.0 g/L
  disodium phosphate, 2.5 g/L
  heart extract, 9.7 g/L
  proteose peptone, 10.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   Ajellomyces
  Blastomyces
  Erysipelothrix
  Pneumococcus
  nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Candida
  nonselective for Clostridia
  nonselective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective for Lactobacillus
  nonselective for Neisseria
  nonselective for Shigella
  nonselective for Staphylococcus
  nonselective for Streptococcus

Description

Application

A solid medium for the cultivation of fastidious pathogenic bacteria such as Streptococci and Neisseria.

Other Notes

Selection for vancomycin resistance in clinical isolates of Staph. haemolyticus

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

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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