DESOXYCHOLATE-CITRATE AGAR MEDIUM 14 (as per IP)

Product Code TM 2051

  • Description

    Desoxycholate Citrate Agar is prepared as per the modified formula of Leifson and is also recommended by Indian Pharmacopoeia 2007. This medium is used for the isolation and maximum recovery of intestinal pathogens belonging to Salmonella and Shigella groups from foods and pharmaceutical products. However, it is recommended to use less inhibitory medium when Shigellae have to be isolated. Salmonella, major causative agent of enteric disease especially food borne toxic infection and typhoid was first observed by Eberth in 1880. This medium is routinely used to check the presence of Salmonella in food and pharmaceutical products.

  • Principle

    for the a selective isolation and identifcation of Salmonellae in accordance

  • Microorganism

    • Escherichia coli
    • Salmonella Enteritidis
    • Salmonella typhi
    • Salmonella Typhimurium
    • Shigella flexneri
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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