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86348 Sigma-Aldrich

TCBS Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Vibrio Selective Agar

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Properties

Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Control Media for Fish, Media, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 14 g/L
  bromothymol blue, 0.04 g/L
  ferric citrate, 1 g/L
  mixed peptone, 10 g/L
  ox-bile, 5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 10 g/L
  sodium cholate, 3 g/L
  sodium citrate, 10 g/L
  sodium thiosulfate, 10 g/L
  sucrose, 20 g/L
  thymol blue, 0.04 g/L
  yeast extract, 5 g/L
final pH   8.6±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Vibrio

Description

Application

Selective agar for the isolation and cultivation of Vibrio cholera and other Vibrio species.

Other Notes

Incidence of Vibrio cholerae from estuaries of the United States West Coast; Survival and multiplication of Vibrio cholerae serotype Ogawa in reconstituted infant milk

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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

Vibrio Detection

Vibrios are motile, curved or comma-shaped bacilli and have a single polar flagella with sheet proteins. They are often found in open water, freshwater and saltwater. Vibrios are facultative aerobe a...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Dehydration reaction, Diagnostic, Fermentation, Indicators, Metabolism, Microbiology

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