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60641 Millipore

KF-Streptococcus Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: Kenner Fecal Agar

  •  NACRES NA.74



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Enterococcus, Media by Application,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 20 g/L
  bromocresol purple, 0.015 g/L
  lactose, 1 g/L
  maltose, 20 g/L
  proteose peptone, 10 g/L
  sodium azide, 0.4 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  sodium glycerophosphate, 10 g/L
  yeast extract, 10 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Enterococcus spp.
  selective and differential for Streptococcus spp.



For the detection and enumeration of enterococci in water, food and other material.

Preparation Note

Add 76 g to 1 litre distilled water and dissolve by boiling. Dispense into 100 ml portions and sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 10 minutes. When ready to use, cool to 50°C and add 1 ml of 1% triphenyltetrazolium chloride solution (Cat. No. 17779) per 100 ml. Do NOT overheat this medium.

Other Notes

Can be prepared and melted by microwave energy; Cultivation and enumeration of streptococci in surface waters

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Safety Information

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


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