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VRE ChromoSelect Agar Base

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: ChromoSelect Vancomycine Resistant Enterococci Agar Base

  •  NACRES NA.85



Related Categories Chromogenic Media, Clinical Media, Enterococcus, Media by Application, Media by Microorganism,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  buffering agent, 1.25 g/L
  chromogenic mixture, 0.45 g/L
  peptone special, 25.0 g/L
  salt mixture, 4.25 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
final pH   6.5±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   Enterococcus spp.



VRE ChromoSelect Agar Base is recommended for identification of Vancomycin resistant Enterococci from clinical specimens.

Preparation Note

Suspend 50.95 grams in 1000 ml distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121°C)for 15 minutes. Cool to 45-50°C and aseptically add the rehydrated contents of two vials of VRE ChromoSelect Agar Supplement (Cat. No. 55286). Mix well and pour into sterile Petri plates.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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


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