Brucella Agar

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Brucella Agar is used for the cultivation of Brucella spp. and other fastidious microorganisms in a laboratory setting. Brucella Agar is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

Brucella Agar is prepared according to the APHA formula for Albimi Broth. Brucella Agar is a general-purpose medium for the cultivation of Brucella spp. and fastidious microorganisms including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus viridans, and Neisseria meningitidis. With the addition of blood, Brucella Agar is used to determine bacterial hemolytic reactions. Brucella Agar can also be used as a base for the isolation of Campylobacter spp.

Analyte Brucella spp.
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Formula Liter
Enzymatic Digest of Casein 10.0 g/L
Enzymatic Digest of Animal Tissue 10.0 g/L
Yeast Extract 2.0 g/L
Sodium Chloride 5.0 g/L
Dextrose 1.0 g/L
Sodium Bisulfite 0.1 g/L
Agar 15.0 g/L
Grams per Liter 43.00
Liters per 500g 12.00
Mass 500 g
Package Dimensions 4.60 IN x 2.90 IN x 8.60 IN
Package Weight 1.35 LB
Plates per 500g 630.00
  1. Suspend 43 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. Cool to 45-50°C.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7120 Brucella Agar



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