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Selenite Cystine Broth

for microbiology



Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, Clinical Media, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   L-cystine, 0.01 g/L
  lactose, 4 g/L
  mixed peptone, 5 g/L
  sodium dihydrogen phosphate, 10 g/L
  sodium hydrogen selenite, 4 g/L
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Proteus
  selective for Pseudomonas
  selective for Salmonella


Other Notes

Studies on the detection of Salmonella and Shigella in stool culture

General description

Selenite Cystine Broth can be used for the enrichment of Salmonella from feces, food and other material.

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Safety Information

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Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
UN 3283 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry i...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, 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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