CRITERION™ BILE SALTS NO. 3

Cat. no. C5200 CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 100gm
Cat. no. C5201 CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 500gm
Cat. no. C5202 CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 2kg
Cat. no. C5203 CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 10kg
Cat. no. C5204 CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 50kg

INTENDED USE

Hardy Diagnostics CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 is specifically formulated for use in MacConkey Agar, SS Agar, and Violet Red Bile Agar.

This is a raw material intended to be used in the making of prepared media products, which will require further processing, additional ingredients, or supplements.

SUMMARY

Bile Salts No. 3 inhibit the growth gram-positive bacteria while allowing the growth of gram-negative enteric bacteria. It is readily soluble in distilled or deionized water and is neutral in reaction. It may be used in preparing media without filtration or adjustment of reaction.

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Store the sealed bottle(s) containing dehydrated culture medium at 2-30ºC. Dehydrated culture medium is very hygroscopic. Keep lid tightly sealed. Protect dehydrated culture media from moisture and light. The dehydrated culture media should be discarded if it is not free-flowing or if the color has changed from its original light beige.

PRECAUTIONS

MATERIALS REQUIRED BUT NOT PROVIDED

Standard microbiological supplies and equipment such as autoclaves, incinerators, and incubators, etc., are not provided.

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

CRITERION™ Bile Salts No. 3 powder should appear homogeneous, free-flowing, and light beige in color.

REFERENCES

1. Jorgensen., et al. Manual of Clinical Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C.

2. Tille, P., et al. Bailey and Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology, C.V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, MO.

3. Isenberg, H.D. Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Vol. I, II & III. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C.

4. Koneman, E.W., et al. Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA.

5. MacFaddin, J.F. 1985. Media for Isolation, Cultivation, Identification, Maintenance of Bacteria, Vol. I. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

6. FDA. 1995. Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th ed. FDA.

7. Marshall, R.T., ed. 1992. Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, 16th ed. APHA, Washington, D.C.


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