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1.10328 Millipore

Blood agar (base) no. 2

for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms



Quality Level   300
form   medium granules (dehydrated (DCM))
mfr. no.   GRANUCULT®
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
pH   7.2-7.6 (25 °C, 40 g/L in H2O, after autoclaving)
solubility   40 g/L
Featured Industry   Clinical
suitability   aerobic bacteria
storage conditions   Store at +15°C to +25°C.


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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Protocols & Articles


Standards for Detection and Enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria spp. in the food chain

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), published revised EN ISO 11290-1 and EN ISO 11290-2 standards in 2017. In Part 1, a horizontal method for the detection of Listeria monocytog...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Culture media, Environmental, Microbiology

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