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Cereus Selective Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Bacillus Cereus Agar, Bacillus Cereus Selective Agar, Bacillus cereus Egg yolk Polymyxin Agar Base, Cereus Selective Agar Base acc. to Mossel, MYP Agar, Mannitol-Egg-yolk-polymyxine-Agar, PEMBA, PREP agar, Polymixin Pyruvate Egg yolk Mannitol Bromothymol blue Agar



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus, Bacillus cereus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12 g/L
  D(-)-mannitol, 10 g/L
  meat extract, 1 g/L
  meat peptone, 10 g/L
  phenol red, 0.025 g/L
  sodium chloride, 10 g/L
final pH   7.1±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Bacillus cereus
  selective and differential for Bacillus



For enumeration, identification and isolation of Bacillus cereus in food.

Preparation Note

100 ml/l egg-yolk suspension (Cat. No. 17148)
10 mg/l polymyxin B (Cat. No. 81334) or
100 ml/l egg-yolk suspension (Cat. No. 17148)
2 vial/l Polymyxin B Selective Supplement (Cat. No. P9602)

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


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