HEART INFUSION AGAR (BEEF HEART INFUSION AGAR)

Product Code TM 120

  • Description

    Fastidious organisms having exacting nutritional requirement could be cultivated on infusion media, as demonstrated by Huntoon. A liquid medium containing an infusion of meat was one of the first media used for the cultivation of bacteria. These infusion media need not be further supplemented by the addition of supplements for cultivation of fastidious bacteria. HI Agar, containing infusion from beef heart is used for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious organisms. HI Agar can also be used for the cultivation of Vibrio species. It can also be supplemented with glucose, horse serum and antibiotics for the cultivation a wide variety of organisms. It is used for mass cultivation of organisms for preparation of vaccines. On supplementation of blood, HI Agar can be used to study haemolytic reactions. This medium was used for isolation and enumeration of haemolytic Streptococci in milk.

  • Principle

    for isolation and cultivation of various fastidious microorganisms

  • Microorganism

    • Escherichia coli
    • Neisseria meningitidis
    • Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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