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88902 Millipore

MacConkey-Sorbitol Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterovirulent E. coli,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 13.5 g/L
  bile salts, 1.5 g/L
  crystal violet, 0.001 g/L
  neutral red, 0.03 g/L
  peptone, 17 g/L
  proteose peptone, 3 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  sorbitol, 10 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   7.1±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Escherichia coli
  selective and differential for Salmonella spp.
  selective and differential for Shigella spp.
  selective and differential for coliforms
  selective and differential for enterobacteriaceae
  selective and differential for enterovirulent E. coli (EEC)

Description

Application

MacConkey-Sorbitol Agar is a growth media, which is used for the selective detection and differentiation of Escherichia coli in water samples.

Preparation Note

Suspend 50 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

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Detection of enterovirulent Escherichia coli

E. coli are Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria belonging to the family of Enterobacteriaceae. Normally a useful organism in the human digestive system, a few E. coli strains are capable of causing hu...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 8 Article 4
Keywords: Clinical, Environmental, 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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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