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97580 Millipore

Mueller-Hinton Agar 2

for microbiology

Synonym: M-H 2 Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Clinical Media, Enterococcus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 17.0 g/L
  beef heart infusion, 2 g/L
  casein acid hydrolysate, 17.5 g/L
  starch, soluble, 1.5 g/L
pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   Haemophilus species
  nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Enterococcus
  nonselective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective for Pseudomonas
  nonselective for Staphylococcus
  nonselective for Streptococcus

Description

Application

Mueller Hinton Agar 2 is a solid medium recommended by Bauer et al. and NCCLS for susceptibility testing of pathogens. Antimicrobial susceptibility test discs impregnated with known amount of antibiotics are placed on the agar surface. Manufactured to contain low levels of thymine, thymidine, calcium and magnesium.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

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

Streptococci- Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
By Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Cell division, Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

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