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95586 Sigma-Aldrich

XLD Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Xylose Lysine Deoxycholate Agar

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Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Enterobacteriaceae, Klebsiella,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  ammonium ferric citrate, 0.8 g/L
  lactose, 7.5 g/L
  L-lysine hydrochloride, 5 g/L
  phenol red, 0.08 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  sodium deoxycholate, 2.5 g/L
  sodium thiosulfate, 6.8 g/L
  sucrose, 7.5 g/L
  xylose, 3.5 g/L
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  selective and differential for Klebsiella
  selective and differential for Proteus
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Shigella

Description

Application

For the isolation and differentiation of pathogenic enterobacteriaceae in particular the species Shigella and Salmonella acc. to Taylor (1965), Taylor and Harris (1965, 1967) and Taylor and Schelhart (1967).

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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 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

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