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17151 Millipore

Kanamycin Esculin Azide Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

  •  NACRES NA.85



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Enterococcus, Media by Application,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12 g/L
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  esculin, 1 g/L
  ferric ammonium citrate, 0.5 g/L
  kanamycin sulfate, 0.02 g/L
  sodium azide, 0.15 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  sodium citrate, 1 g/L
  yeast extract, 5 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Enterococcus spp.
  selective and differential for Streptococcus spp.



For isolation of Group D Streptococci in foodstuffs.
Kanamycin Esculin Azide Agar may be used as a media to obtain predominant lactic acid bacteria associated with fermenting cassava.

Preparation Note

Suspend 44.67 g in 1 litre distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Dispense as desired. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Warning: Sodium azide has a tendency to form explosive metal azides with plumbing materials. It is advisable to use enough water to flush off the disposables.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
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