KARMALI CAMPYLOBACTER AGAR BASE

Product Code TM 1361

  • Description

    Campylobacter are carried in the intestinal tract of animals and therefore, contaminate foods of animal?s origin. Campylobacter jejuni is recognized as a leading cause of acute bacterial gastroenteritis in humans, and eating foods of animal origin has been associated with many of these illnesses. Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli are the most common Campylobacter species associated with diarrheal illness and are clinically indistinguishable. Karmali Campylobacter Agar Base, recommended for the selective isolation and cultivation of Campylobacter species, is a modification of the original formulation of Karmali et al. Selectivity of the medium is achieved by the addition of selective supplement. Campylobacter Selective Supplement with Hemin (Karmali) or Campylobacter Selective Supplement with Hemin (Karmali), Modified has hemin, as part of the supplement whereas, while using Campylobacter Selective Supplement, Karmali or Campylobacter Selective Supplement (Karmali), Modified, hemin has to be added separately. Karmali Campylobacter Agar Base is also recommended by the ISO Committee.

  • Principle

    for selective isolation and cultivation of thermotolerant Campylobacter species from food and animal feeds

  • Microorganism

    • Campylobacter coli
    • Campylobacter jejuni
    • Escherichia coli
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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