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45183 Millipore

Enterococcus Selective Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Basic

Synonym: Slanetz and Bartley Agar, m-Enterococcus Agar acc. Slanetz and Bartley

  •  NACRES NA.85



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media, Enterococcus,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 10 g/L
  disodium hydrogen phosphate monohydrate, 4 g/L
  D(+)-glucose, 2 g/L
  sodium azide, 0.4 g/L
  2,3,5-triphenyltetrazolium chloride, 0.1 g/L
  tryptose, 20 g/L
  yeast extract, 5 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Basic
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Enterococcus spp.
  selective and differential for Streptococcus spp.



Selective medium for enumeration and detection of enterococci in water and sewage with the membrane-filter technique and in the direct application procedure in food.

Preparation Note

Dissolve 42 g in 1 litre distilled water. Sterilize in a steamer without excess pressure for 30 minutes. Do NOT autoclave. Pour plates.

Other Notes

Isolation and enumeration of sulphite-reducing Clostridium spores from Group D faecal streptococci from oysters

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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