Baird-Parker Agar

Item No.  NCM0024A

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Baird-Parker Agar is used for detection and enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus in foods and is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans. Baird-Parker Agar was first described in 1962. It is a selective medium for the isolation and presumptive identification of coagulase-positive staphylococci. This medium is used extensively for detecting Staphylococcus aureus in foods, dairy products, and other materials. Coagulase-positive staphylococci can grow and reproduce in cosmetic products. These products are tested for the presence of coagulase-positive staphylococci using standard microbiological methods.
Specifications
Analyte Staphylococcus aureus
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Formula
Formula Liter
Enzymatic Digest of Casein 10.0 g/L
Beef Extract 5.0 g/L
Yeast Extract 1.0 g/L
Lithium Chloride 5.0 g/L
Glycine 12.0 g/L
Sodium Pyruvate 10.0 g/L
Agar 17.0 g/L*

*15 - 20 g according to gel strength

Grams per Litre 60.00
Litres per 500g 8.00
Mass 500 g
Package Dimensions 4.60 IN x 2.90 IN x 8.60 IN
Package Weight 1.35 LB
Plates per 500g 450.00
Preparation
  1. Suspend 60 g 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.
  4. After cooling to 45 – 50°C, add 50 mL of Egg Yolk Tellurite Supplement (#7983 or X085). Alternatively, add 50 mL of Egg Yolk Emulsion (#7982) and 10 mL of Tellurite Supplement (1%), (#7989).
  5. Mix thoroughly before dispensing.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7112 Baird Parker Agar; and LabM Product: LAB085 Baird Parker Medium Base

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