SKU: sku-5212
Intended Use: 
Nutrient Broth is used for general cultivation of less fastidious microorganisms, can be enriched with blood
Product Code: 
TM 350
Principles: 
NUTRIENT BROTH media a general purpose medium used for cultivating a wide variety of microorganisms. Peptic digest of animal tissue, B. extract and Yeast extract provide the necessary nitrogen compounds, carbon, vitamins and also some trace ingredients necessary for the growth of bacteria. Sodium chloride maintains the osmotic equilibrium of the medium. Nutrient Broth can be used for the cultivation and enumeration of bacteria which are not particularly fastidious. Addition of different biological fluids such as horse or sheep blood, serum, egg yolk, etc. makes it suitable for the cultivation of related fastidious organisms.

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Product Description: 

The nutrient broth is a pre-enrichment medium recommended for maintaining microorganisms, cultivating fastidious organisms by enriching with serum or blood and also for purity checking prior to biochemical or serological testing. The media formulation was originally designed to be used in the Standard Method for an examination of water and wastewater but it may also be used for testing food, milk and dairy products. It is a general-purpose medium which supports the growth of a broad range of bacteria. However, with the addition of different biological fluids such as horse or sheep blood, serum, egg yolk, etc., they can also be used for cultivating Streptococci, pneumococci and other related fastidious organisms. Nutrient broth powder appears as a cream to yellow colored media in its dehydrated form.