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MacConkey-Agar (without salt)

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: MacConkey-Agar (without salt and crystal violet)

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, Acinetobacters, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12 g/L
  bile salts, 5 g/L
  lactose, 10 g/L
  neutral red, 0.075 g/L
  peptone, 20 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
  pathogen testing: suitable
pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   Acinetobacter spp.
  selective and differential for Enterococcus spp.
  selective and differential for Escherichia coli
  selective and differential for Proteus spp.
  selective and differential for Salmonella spp.
  selective and differential for Shigella spp.
  selective and differential for Staphylococcus spp.
  selective and differential for coliforms
  selective and differential for enterobacteriaceae

Description

Application

A differential medium which restricts the swarming of most Proteus species. Useful for culturing urine specimens which may contain large number of Proteus species.

Preparation Note

Suspend 47 g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Pour into sterile petri plates. Dry the surface of the gel before inoculation.

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

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Protocols & Articles

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Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry i...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, Microbiology

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

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