Brain Heart Infusion Agar

Item No.  NCM0080A

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Brain Heart Infusion Agar is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious organisms and is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

A general purpose nutritious agar base. This medium was first used for the isolation of dental pathogens. With the addition of 7% defibrinated blood the medium will support the growth of a wide range of fastidious organisms, the phosphate buffer will help neutralize the acids produced from the utilization of glucose and thus maintain viability. The medium is not recommended for the determination of hemolytic reactions because of the glucose content.

Specifications
Analyte Enterococci, Neisseria, Streptococci
Brand NEOGEN® Culture Media
Formula
Formula Liter
Brain-Heart Infusion Solids 17.5 g/L
Tryptose 10.0 g/L
Glucose 2.0 g/L
Sodium Chloride 5.0 g/L
Disodium Phosphate 2.5 g/L
Agar 12.0 g/L
Grams per Litre 49.00
Litres per 500g 10.00
Mass 500 g
Package Dimensions 4.60 IN x 2.90 IN x 8.60 IN
Package Weight 1.35 LB
Plates per 500g 560.00
Preparation
  1. Suspend 49 grams of the medium in one liter of purified water.
  2. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
  3. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7115 Brain Heart Infusion Agar; and LabM Product: LAB048 Brain Heart Infusion Agar

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