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85627 Sigma-Aldrich

SPS Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Perfringens Selective Agar acc. to Angelotti

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Properties

Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clostridia, Control Media for Fish, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 13.9 g/L
  casein peptone, 15 g/L
  ferric citrate, 0.5 g/L
  polymyxin B sulfate, 0.01 g/L
  sodium sulfadiazine, 0.12 g/L
  sodium sulfite, 0.5 g/L
  yeast extract, 10 g/L
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Clostridia

Description

Application

SPS Agar (Sulfite Polymyxin Sulfadizine Agar) is a solid medium for detection, isolation and enumeration of Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium botulinum in food acc. to Angelotti et al. (1962).

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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

Clostridium perfringens, their Properties and their Detection

Clostridia are relatively large, Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria that can undergo only anaerobic metabolism. Most Clostridia cannot grow under aerobic conditions and can even be killed by exposure...
ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 10 Article 4
Keywords: Aerobic, Anaerobic, Chlorinations, Degradations, Environmental, Fermentation, Germination, Gram stain, Indicators, Metabolism, 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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