70193 Sigma-Aldrich

Staphylococcus Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: CHAPMAN-Agar, Staphylococcus Medium No. 110



Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  dipotassium hydrogen phosphate, 5.0 g/L
  gelatin, 30.0 g/L
  lactose, 2.0 g/L
  mannitol, 10.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 75.0 g/L
  tryptone, 10.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 2.5 g/L
final pH   7.1±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   slightly selective and differential for Staphylococcus



Selective medium for isolation and differentiation of pathogenic staphylococci on the basis of salt tolerance, pigmentation, D-mannitol utilization and gelatin liquefaction. Smuckler and Appleman recommend addition of sodium azide in order to make this medium selective for the determination of coagulase-positive staphylococci.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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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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