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Rapid Enterococci ChromoSelect Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Enterococci Rapid ChromoSelect Agar



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Chromogenic Media, Enterococcus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  chromogenic mixture, 0.06 g/L
  disodium hydrogen phosphate, 1.25 g/L
  peptone special, 10 g/L
  polysorbate 80, 2 g/L
  sodium azide, 0.3 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
impurities   sodium azide
final pH   7.5±0.2 (25 °C)
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   selective and differential for Enterococcus
  selective and differential for Staphylococcus



Rapid Enterococci ChromoSelect Agar is used for rapid and easy identification and differentiation of Enterococci from water samples. It contains chromogenic substrate, which aids in the detection of Enterococci from water samples.

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Medium for the assay of water for Enterococci

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Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Protocols & Articles


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 environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable for thei...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

Overview of Chromogenic Media

The use of traditional versus improved media formulation containing chromogenic substrate is currently an important topic in the field of microbiology. The focus behind such developments was to produ...
Jvo SiegristProduct Manager
AnalytiX Issue 3
Keywords: Culture media, Diffusion, Electron capture detector, Fermentation, Filtration, Metabolites, Microbiology

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