Product Code TM 1279

  • Description

    Pseudomonas Agar (For Fluorescein) is based on the formula described by King et al and as modified in the U.S. Pharmacopeia for the detection of fluorescein production a water soluble, chloroform insoluble fluorescent pigment by Pseudomonas species. Pseudomonas is ubiquitous in environment and is a common causative agent of burn, skin and nosocomial infections. They are also common contaminant of pharmaceutical and cosmetics related preparations. Pseudomonas strains are reported to produce phenazine pigments like Pyocyanin- blue green redox-active secondary metabolite pigment, pyorubin-rust brown pigment, -oxyphenzine- a breakdown product of Pyocyanin, pyoverdin-a water soluble yellow green pigments also known as fluorescein.

  • Principle

    for detection of fluorescein production by Pseudomonas species

  • Microorganism

    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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