Product Code TMP 035

  • Description

    Microbiological method. Brain Heart Infusion has proven to be effective in the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms, including many types of pathogens. It has served as the base medium for new culture media formulations when supplemented with sheep blood. BHI Agar currently is recommended as a universal medium for aerobic bacteriology and for the primary recovery of fungi and Actinomycetales from clinical specimens.1-3 Brain Heart Infusion Agar with 10% Sheep Blood can be used to isolate a wide variety of fastidious organisms requiring blood which may grow poorly on the nonenriched medium. 1-4 However, this medium is not recommended for the detection of hemolytic reactions since the high blood concentration often does not allow a complete clearing of the medium surrounding colonies by the hemolytic factors of the organisms.

  • Principle

    For cultivation of fastidious pathogenic bacteria requiring blood for growth.

  • Microorganism

    • Candida albicans
    • Escherichia coli
    • Shigella flexneri
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Industry

    • Clinical Diagnostics
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 20 Plts
    • 50 Plts
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