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97580 Millipore

Mueller-Hinton Agar 2

for microbiology

Synonym: M-H 2 Agar

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Clinical Media, Enterococcus,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
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
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   Haemophilus spp.
  nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
  nonselective for Escherichia coli
  nonselective for Pseudomonas spp.
  nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
  nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
  nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for coliforms

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

Personal Protective Equipment 
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

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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