BLOOD AGAR BASE NO. 2 (ISO 11290-1:2017)

Product Code TM 1842

  • Description

    Blood Agar Base No.2 is a basal medium rich in nutritional properties and is used for the preparation of blood agar plates. It is used for the isolation, cultivation and recovery of fastidious microorganisms to study hemolysis activity. Microorganisms producing haemolysin give visible haemolytic zones on this medium. This medium can be used to prepare a selective medium for Brucella spp or Campylobacter spp by adding an antibiotic supplement. It may also be used for the primary isolation of Haemophilus spp.by adding horse blood to enrich the medium. This medium has been recommended by ISO normative 7932 for the confirmation of Bacillus cereus. It is also a medium recommended by ISO normative 11290-1 for the confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes.

  • Principle

    for isolation, cultivation and detection of haemolytic activity of Streptococci, Pneumococci and other fastidious microorganisms

  • Microorganism

    • Neisseria meningitidis
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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