LISTERIA IDENTIFICATION AGAR BASE (PALCAM) (ISO 11290-2:1998)

Product Code TM 1226

  • Description

    Listeria identification Agar Base is used for the selective isolation and identification of Listeria spp. Also known as Polymyxin Acriflavine Lithium Chloride Ceftazidime Esculin Mannitol (PALCAM) Agar, it was originally formulated by Van Netten et al. for the isolation of L.monocytogenes from foods. This medium uses two indicator system for differentiating the Listeria spp, and those are, esculin & ferric citrate and mannitol & phenol red. The composition and performance of this medium are as per the specification laid down in ISO 11290-2.

  • Principle

    for detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogens from food and animal feeds

  • Microorganism

    • Enterococcus faecalis
    • Escherichia coli
    • Listeria monocytogenes
    • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Industry

    • Food
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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