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XLD Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Basic

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Synonym(s):
Xylose Lysine Deoxycholate Agar
NACRES:
NA.74

sterility

non-sterile

Quality Level

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

agar, 15 g/L
ammonium ferric citrate, 0.8 g/L
lactose, 7.5 g/L
L-lysine hydrochloride, 5 g/L
phenol red, 0.08 g/L
sodium chloride, 5 g/L
sodium deoxycholate, 2.5 g/L
sodium thiosulfate, 6.8 g/L
sucrose, 7.5 g/L
xylose, 3.5 g/L
yeast extract, 3 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Basic

technique(s)

microbiological culture: suitable

final pH

7.4±0.2 (25 °C)

application(s)

environmental
food and beverages
veterinary

microbiology

suitability

selective and differential for Klebsiella spp.
selective and differential for Proteus spp.
selective and differential for Salmonella spp.
selective and differential for Shigella spp.
selective and differential for enterobacteriaceae

Application

For the isolation and differentiation of pathogenic enterobacteriaceae in particular the species Shigella and Salmonella acc. to Taylor (1965), Taylor and Harris (1965, 1967) and Taylor and Schelhart (1967).

Preparation Note

Dissolve 56.7 g in 1 litre distilled water by heating slightly. Do NOT autoclave.

Footnote

We offer two media types: the superior granulated GranuCult® and the cost-efficient powdered NutriSelect® culture media, depending on your needs.
The designations basic, plus, or prime are added to indicate the quality control level, from basic quality control to standard QC plus to prime for full regulatory compliance.

Legal Information

GRANUCULT is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
NutriSelect is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 48, 350-350 (1967)
Isolation of shigellae. II. Comparison of plating media and enrichment broths.
W I Taylor et al.
American journal of clinical pathology, 44(4), 476-479 (1965-10-01)
W.J. Taylor et al.
American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 48, 356-356 (1967)
Isolation of shigellae. I. Xylose lysine agars; new media for isolation of enteric pathogens.
W I Taylor
American journal of clinical pathology, 44(4), 471-475 (1965-10-01)

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