Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar

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Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is used for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and some strains of Shigella spp. Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans. Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is a modification of the Desoxycholate Citrate Agar described by Leifson. Salmonella Shigella Agar is superior to a number of other media for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp. Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is recommended for testing food samples for the presence of Salmonella spp. and some Shigella spp.  
Specifications
Analyte Salmonella spp., Shigella spp.
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Formula
Formula Liter
Beef Extract 5.0 g/L
Enzymatic Digest of Casein 2.5 g/L
Enzymatic Digest of Animal Tissue 2.5 g/L
Lactose 10.0 g/L
Bile Salts 8.5 g/L
Sodium Citrate 8.5 g/L
Sodium Thiosulfate 8.5 g/L
Ferric Citrate 1.0 g/L
Brilliant Green 0.00033 g/L
Neutral Red 0.025 g/L
Agar 13.5 g/L
Grams per Liter 60.00
Liters 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. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE
  4. Cool to 45-50°C.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7152 Salmonella shigella Agar; and LabM Product: LAB052 SS Agar (Salmonella Shigella Agar)

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