18795 Millipore

Brucella Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Basic

  •  NACRES NA.74



Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Brucella,
Quality Level   200
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 13 g/L
  casein peptone, 10 g/L
  D(+)-glucose, 1 g/L
  meat peptone, 10 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  yeast extract, 2 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect® Basic
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
suitability   Haemophilus spp.
  Pneumococcus spp.
  nonselective for Brucella spp.
  nonselective for Listeria spp.
  nonselective for Neisseria spp.
  nonselective for Streptococcus spp.



For the isolation and cultivation of Brucella species, in particular the pathogens B. melitensis, B. abortus and B. suis, from clinical material and comestibles of animal origin.

Preparation Note

Supplements :
Brucella differential agar:
1 ml/l 2% basic fuchsin solution (Cat. No. 03968). or 2% solution from thionine acetate (Cat. No. 88930)

Brucella selective agar:
500 mg/l Bacitracin (Cat. No. 11702)
1 mg/l Polymyxin B sulfate (Cat. No. 81334)
100 mg/l Cycloheximide (Cat. No. 01811)
(and if required) 1.25 mg/l ethyl violet (Cat. No. 05025)

For isolation of Campylobacter species:
50 ml/l heat inactivated (H1138) horse serum
2 vial/l Campylobacter Growth Supplement (Cat. No. C2847)
50-70 ml/l defibrinated sheep blood

Legal Information

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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