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27688 Millipore

Columbia Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Columbia Blood Agar

  •  NACRES NA.74

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Bacteroides,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
  special nutrient substrate, 23.0 g/L
  starch, 1.0 g/L
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
final pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Cosmetics
Environmental
Food and Beverages
Veterinary
suitability   Gardnerella spp.
  Haemophilus spp.
  nonselective for Bacteroides spp.
  nonselective for Campylobacter spp.
  nonselective for Clostridium spp.
  nonselective for Corynebacterium spp.
  nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
  nonselective for Escherichia coli
  nonselective for Neisseria spp.
  nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
  nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
  nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for coliforms

Description

Application

This high-grade complete medium acc. to Ellner is for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. It is also used as a base for the preparation of a variety of special media.

Other Notes

Base agar in a medium for isolating Listeria spp. from heavily contaminated material; In a simple plate assay for detection of group A streptococcus proteinase.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Campylobacter Detection: Rapid Testing Solutions for the Detection of Campylobacter

Campylobacter spp. are regarded as the leading cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in humans worldwide. Infections are usually caused by consuming cross-contaminated or insufficiently processed food (...
Keywords: Adhesion, Aerobic, Antibiotics, Clinical, Culture media, Gastrointestinal, Gene expression, Homogenization, Microbiology, Polymerase chain reaction

Clostridia Diagnostic

Clostridia are relatively large, gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria that can undergo only anaerobic metabolism. Most Clostridia cannot grow under aerobic conditions and even can be killed by exposure...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 2
Keywords: Aerobic, Anaerobic, Clinical, Degradations, Environmental, Fermentation, Germination, Gram stain, Indicators, Metabolism, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical, Vitamins

Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

Microbiology Theory: Media Preparation

Microorganisms need nutrients, a source of energy and certain environmental conditions in order to grow and reproduce. In the natural environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable ...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

On the Trail of Campylobacter

The Campylobacter is one of the leading causes of human gastroenteritis. Common Campylobacter species C. jejuni, C. coli, and C. lari are responsible for most cases of campylobacteriosis1,2. However,...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 8 Issue 1
Keywords: Antibiotics, Cancer, Citric Acid Cycle, Gram stain, Metabolism, Microbiology, Scanning electron microscopy

Streptococci- Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
By Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Cell division, Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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