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B1676

Millipore

Blood agar base no. 2

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

NACRES:
NA.85

Quality Level

Agency

according to ISO 11290-1:2017
according to ISO 11290-2:2017

sterility

non-sterile

product line

BioChemika

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

Agar, 15.00 g/L
Liver extract, 2.50 g/L
Proteose peptone, 15.00 g/L
Sodium chloride, 5.00 g/L
Yeast extract, 5.00 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Plus

technique(s)

microbe id | specific enzyme detection: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable

pH

7.4±0.2 (25 °C)

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
veterinary

microbiology

suitability

Enterococcus spp.
Haemophilus spp.
Pneumococcus spp.
nonselective and differential for Campylobacter spp.
nonselective and differential for Neisseria spp.
nonselective and differential for Staphylococcus spp.
nonselective and differential for Streptococcus spp.
nonselective and differential for bacteria (General Media)
nonselective and differential for molds (General Media)
nonselective and differential for yeasts (General Media)

Application

Formulated to yield maximum recovery of fastidious pathogenic microorganisms.

Preparation Note

Suspend 21.25 g of Blood Agar Base No. 2 in 500 ml distilled water. Boil to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs. pressure (121°C) for 15 minutes. Cool to 40-50°C and aseptically add 7% v/v sterile defibrinated blood.

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

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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