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Columbia Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

Synonym(s):
Columbia Blood Agar
NACRES:
NA.74

Quality Level

Agency/Method

according to ISO 10272-1:2017
according to ISO 10272-2:2017

sterility

non-sterile

product line

BioChemika

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

agar, 15.0 g/L
sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
special nutrient substrate, 23.0 g/L
starch, 1.0 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Plus

application(s)

bioburden testing: suitable
microbe id | specific enzyme detection: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)

final pH

7.3±0.2 (25 °C)

Featured Industry

Clinical Testing
Cosmetics
Environmental
Food and Beverages
Veterinary

suitability

Gardnerella spp.
Haemophilus spp.
Pneumococcus spp.
nonselective for Bacteroides spp.
nonselective for Campylobacter spp.
nonselective for Clostridium spp.
nonselective for Corynebacterium spp.
nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
nonselective for Escherichia coli
nonselective for Neisseria spp.
nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
nonselective for coliforms

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Application

This high-grade complete medium acc. to Ellner is for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. It is also used as a base for the preparation of a variety of special media.

Preparation Note

Dissolve 42 g in 1 litre distilled water. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.

Other Notes

Base agar in a medium for isolating Listeria spp. from heavily contaminated material; In a simple plate assay for detection of group A streptococcus proteinase.

Legal Information

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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
W.L. Hynes et al.
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 4, 25-25 (1985)
E S Bannerman et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 54(1), 165-167 (1988-01-01)
Food-associated outbreaks of human listeriosis have emphasized the importance and necessity of screening food for the presence of Listeria isolates-selective agar medium combining acriflavine (10 mg/liter) with ceftazidime (50 mg/liter) was developed. A total of 1,099 cheese production specimens were...
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