Blood agar (base) no. 2

for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms

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storage conditions

Store at +15°C to +25°C.

Quality Level


medium granules (dehydrated (DCM))

mfr. no.



microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable


7.2-7.6 (25 °C, 40 g/L in H2O, after autoclaving)


40 g/L

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aerobic bacteria

General description

for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms

Analysis Note

Appearance (clearness)clearAppearance (colour)yellowish brownpH-value (25 °C)7.2 - 7.6Gel strength (Gelomat assay) (Base)≥ 50 gGel strength (Gelomat assay) (with blood)≥ 40 gStability test (Colour and hemolysis)passes testRecovery on test medium (Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923 (WDCM 00034))≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615)≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6305)≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813)≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19118)≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778 (WDCM 00001))≥ 70 %Recovery on test medium (Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124 (WDCM 00007))≥ 70 %Hemolysis (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615)βHemolysis (Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6305)αHemolysis (Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813)-Hemolysis (Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778 (WDCM 00001))βHemolysis (Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124 (WDCM 00007))βBacitracin test (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615)+Incubation: 24 hrs.; 35 °C; aerobic (Clostridium perfringens anaerobic with Anaerocult A).

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