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Microbiology Products US Catalog


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Contents

General Information 1 Quality Control 192


BactiDisk and Culti-Loop 194
Product Usage Guide 4 Culti-Loop Sets 214
CFUrine Kit Quality Control 221
Prepared Culture Media 14 Quanti-Cult 221
Monoplates, Tubes, Bottles 18 Quanti-Cult Plus 222
Biplates 71 Quanti-Cult Plus Convenience Sets 223
Triplates 72 Waterbugs 223
Quadplates 72 WKITS 224
Contact and Settling Plates 74 Spore Strips 224
Dilution Bottles 77 Molecular Diagnostic Test Controls 224
Dry-Bags 78 QC-Slide Stain Controls 224
Reagent QC Kit 224
Dehydrated Culture Media 80
Remel Dehydrated Culture Media 82 Reagents and Stains 226
Remel Components, Supplements, Additives 93 Bactidrop Reagents 228
Remel Animal Blood 95 General Reagents 229
Oxoid Dehydrated Culture Media 95 BactiDrop Stains 232
Oxoid Veggietones: Animal-free Peptones 113 General Stains 233
Oxoid Components, Supplements, Additives 114 Gram Stains 235
Fixatives 236
Collection and Transport 124 QC-Slide Stain Controls 237
Fecal Transport  126
Fecal Concentration 127 Identification and Susceptibility Tests 238
Fixatives 127 RapID 240
General Transport 128 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks 241
Environmental Transport 129 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disk Dispensers & Supplies 243
BactiSwab 130 Automated Instrumentation 244
Microtest 131 Sensititre Supplies 245
ESwabs 132
SnotBuster 132 Blood Culture 248
Automated Instrumentation  250
Pre-Analytical Automation 134 Manual Blood Culture 252
Copan WASPDT Instrumentation 136
Copan WASPDT Instrument Accessories and Software 136 Food Safety & Quality by Organism 254
Aerobic Colony Counts / Plate Counts 256
Diagnostic Tests 138 Bacillus 256
Diagnostic Tests Quick Reference 140 Campylobacter 258
Remel Agglutinating Sera 144 Enterobacter sakazakii 262
Denka Seiken Agglutinating Sera 146 Enterobacteriaceae and Coliforms 263
General Diagnostic Tests 152 Escherichia coli 267
Listeria 272
Laboratory Supplies 180 Pseudomonas 276
Autoclave Bags & Deodorant 182 Salmonella 277
Dilution Bottles 182 Shigella 282
Environmental Systems  182 Staphylococcus 284
Mitsubishi Consumables 182 Vibrio 286
Mitsubishi Hardware 183 Yeasts and Moulds 287
Oxoid 3.5L System 184 Dry-Bags 291
Oxoid 2.5L System 185
Oxoid Compact System 185 Molecular Food Safety & Quality 294
Anaerobic Indicators 186 Sample Prep for Molecular and Non-Molecular Workflows  296
Equipment 186 Food Molecular Detection and Quantification 297
Equivalence Turbidity Standards 186 SureTect System 299
Instrumentation 187
Petri Dishes, Racks, Seals 189
Sample Collection 189
Skin Prep 189
Additional Products 190

Thermo Scientific
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Authorized Distribution and Trademarks


Bactus AB Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Trademarks
Phadebact
Alere A.C.T. DrySpot Sensititre AIM
Binax NOW A.L.A. Disk EZ Draw Sensititre
Clearview alamarBlue GripFit Signal
An-Ident Disc Haemophilus ID II SlidePrep
Applied Biosystems AnaeroGen M4 Spectra
BeadRetriever
AnaeroPack M4RT Staphaurex
Invitrogen
Dynabeads AnaeroPouch M5 Strep ID II
MagMax ARIS 2X M6 Streptex
MicroSEQ BactiCard Micro12 SureTect
Pathatrix BactiDisk Microdase Disk SWIN
PrepSEQ BactiDrop MicroTest Uni-OF
RapidFinder Bactiflask Monogen Urea-PDA
RNA UltraSense BactiStaph O.B.I.S. VersaTREK
GenBio BactiSwab OptiRead REDOX
ImmunoDOT Beta Lactam Oxoid Vizion
ImmunoWELL bio-spo para-JEM WaterBugs
Brilliance PlasmaPrep Wellcogen
Medi Flex CandidaTube Quanti-Cult Wellcolex
Sepp
CFUrine Quanti-Cult Plus Wellcotest
Medical Wire and Equipment Color Slide RapID WKITS
Boricon Creamatocrit Plus Remel Xpect
Microloop Culti-Loops Rheumajet
Microring XV DermaTube RIM
Microstreaker
Dry-Bags Rubajet
Odormycin
Roche Diagnostics
Chemstrip
TaqMan
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical
America
AnaeroPack
AnaeroPouch

Additional Trademarks

ATCC is a registered trademark of American Type Culture Collection.


The ATCC Licensed Derivative Emblem, the ATCC Licensed Derivative word mark and the ATCC catalog marks are
trademarks of ATCC. Remel Inc. is licensed to use these trademarks and to sell products derived from ATCC cultures.
ceeramTools is a registered trademark of Ceeram S.A.S.
Chlamydia-Pak is a trademark of Medical Packaging Corporation.
Easyplate is a trademark of Bel-Art.
ESwab, Snotbuster and WASP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Copan S.P.A.
Irgasan is a registered trademark of Ciba-Geigy.
JEMBEC is a trademark of Miles Scientific.
MicroScan is a registered trademark of Siemens.
Mycophil is a trademark of BD Diagnostic Systems.
Odo-Clave is a trademark of VWR.
Sabhi is a trademark of Sabhi, Inc.
Sanicult is a trademark of Starplex, Inc.
Triton is a trademark of Dow Chemical.
Tyvek is a registered trademark of Dupont Chemical.
Vitek and API are registered trademarks of bioMrieux.
Whirl-Pak is a registered trademark of NASCO.
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Product Usage Guide


Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Anaerobes Transport A.C.T. I R12401 click here A.C.T. II Sterile Pack R12402 click here
and here and here

Isolation and Anaerobic KV Blood Agar R01042 click here Brucella Agar w/Blood, Hemin, Vitamin R01254 click here
Differentiation K
Anaerobic LKV Blood Agar R01044 click here Brucella Agar LKV R01262 click here
Anaerobic Neomycin Blood Agar R01047 click here CCFA Modified Agar R01268 click here
Anaerobic PEA Blood Agar R01048 click here C-H-O Medium w/Carbohydrates click here
Anaerobic PV Blood Agar R01050 click here Clostridium Difficile Agar R01310 click here
Anaerobic Reducible Blood Agar R01060 click here Kanamycin Bile Esculin Agar R01510 click here
Anaerobic Reducible CNA Blood Agar R01064 click here McClung Toabe Agar R01056 click here
Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar R01068 click here Peptone Yeast Glucose Broth R062150 click here
Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar// PRAS Chopped Meat Agar Slant R05033 click here
Bacteroides Fragilis Isolation Agar R02006 click here PRAS Chopped Meat Broth R05035 click here
Biplate
Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar// PRAS Cooked Meat Glucose R05055 click here
Kanamycin Bile Esculin Agar Biplate R02089 click here PRAS PY Media w/Carbohydrates click here
Anaerobic Reducible Neomycin Blood R01072 click here Thioglycollate Gelatin Medium R064668 click here
Agar
Bacteroides Fragilis Isolation Agar R01104 click here

Cultivation AnaeroPack-Anaero R681001 click here AnaeroGen 2.5L Sachet AN0025A click here
AnaeroPack-Rectangular Jar 2.5L R685025 click here AnaeroGen 3.5L Sachet AN0035A click here
AnaeroPouch-Anaero R682001 click here AnaeroGen Compact AN0010C click here
AnaeroPouch-Bag, Double Zip R686010 click here AnaeroGen Compact Sachet AN0020D click here
AnaeroJar 2.5L AG0025A click here

Identification ALN Disk w/Reagent R211356 click here Penicillin Disk R21136 click here
An-Ident Discs DD0006A click here PRO Disk w/Reagent R211357 click here
BactiDrop Indole Ehrlichs R21520 click here ProSpecT C. difficile Toxin A/B R244596 click here
Bile Disk R21122 click here RapID ANA II System R8311002 click here
and here
Colistin Disk R21123 click here Rifampin Disk R21139 click here
Esculin Hydrolysis Reagent R21215 click here SPS Disk R21140 click here
Kanamycin Disk R21126 click here Vancomycin Disk R21156 click here
Nitrate Disk R21093 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Nitrocefin Disk R211667 click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control B. fragilis ATCC 25285 R4601250 click here C. perfringens ATCC 13124 R19014 click here
B. thetaiotaomicron ATCC 29741

R4601260 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID ANA II R4653050 click here
C. difficile ATCC 9689 R19012 click here E. lenta ATCC 43055 R4601951 click here
C. difficile ATCC 9689 R4601610 click here

Bordetella Transport Casamino Acid Solution R060462 click here Regan Lowe Transport Medium R064141 click here
pertussis Semi-Solid
Jones Kendrick Transport Medium R061196 click here

Isolation Bordet Gengou Agar w/Blood R01240 click here Charcoal Blood Agar R01298 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control B. pertussis ATCC 12742 R19318 click here B. pertussis ATCC 9340 R4601225 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Borrelia Identification ImmunoDOT Borrelia R2470445 click here ImmunoWELL Borrelia R2470437 click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Campylobacter Isolation Brucella Agar w/Sheep Blood, TVP R01258 click here Charcoal Selective Medium R01294 click here
jejuni
Campy Blood Agar R01280 click here Campy CVA Medium R01270 click here
Campylobacter Selective Medium R01274 click here

Cultivation AnaeroPack MicroAero R681005 click here CampyGen 2.5L Sachet CN0025A click here
AnaeroPack Rectangular Jar 2.5L R685025 click here CampyGen 3.5L Sachet CN0035A click here
AnaeroPouch Bag, Double Zip R686010 click here CampyGen Compact Sachet CN0020C click here
AnaeroPouch MicroAero R682005 click here

Identification Hippurate Disk R21085 click here O.B.I.S. campy ID0800M click here
Indoxyl Acetate Disk R21087 click here ProSpecT Campylobacter R2476096 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control C. jejuni ATCC 33291 R19253 click here C. jejuni ATCC 33291 R4601400 click here

Candida spp. Isolation BiGGY Agar R01180 click here Sabouraud Dextrose Agar R01768 click here
Candida BCG Agar R01282 click here Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons R01760 click here
Candida Tube R241035 click here

Identification BactiCard Candida R21106 click here Germ Tube Solution R21069 click here
Candida albicans Test Kit R30851401 click here Rapid Trehalose Assimilation Broth R064856 click here
and here
Carbon Assimilation Broths w/ click here RapID Yeast PLUS System R8311007 click here
Carbohydrates and here
Cornmeal Agar w/Polysorbate 80 R01328 click here RIOT Agar R09680 click here
Cornmeal Agar w/Polysorbate 80, R01330 click here Yeast Fermentation Broths click here
Trypan Blue w/Carbohydrates

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility RPMI 1649 Agar w/MOPS and 2% R04067 click here


Glucose

Quality Control C. albicans ATCC 10231 R19505 click here C. glabrata ATCC 66032 R4601511 click here
C. albicans ATCC 10231 R4601503 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID Yeast PLUS R4653060 click here
System
C. glabrata ATCC 2001 R19534 click here

Clostridium difficile Isolation CCFA Modified Agar R01268 click here Clostridium Difficile Agar R01310 click here
CCFA Modified Agar w/Horse Blood R01266 click here PRAS PY Media w/Carbohydrates click here
C-H-O Medium w/Carbohydrates click here Thioglycolate Gelatin Medium R064668 click here

Identification PRO Disk w/Reagent R211357 click here RapID ANA II System R8311002 click here

ProSpecT C. difficile Toxin A/B R244596 Xpect C. difficile Toxin A/B R24650 click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control C. difficile ATCC 9689 R19012 click here C. difficile ATCC 9689 R4601610 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Corynebacterium Isolation Cystine Tellurite Blood Agar R01348 click here Tinsdale Agar Base R09897 click here
spp..
Loefflers Medium R061288 click here
Corynebacterium Identification RapID CB PLUS System R8311008 click here
spp. continued and here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here


Quality Control C. diphtheriae ATCC 13812 R19015 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID CB PLUS R4653048 click here
System
C. jeikeium ATCC 43734 R4601901 click here

Cryptococcus Isolation and Birdseed Agar Slant R08172 click here CGB Agar R01299 click here
neoformans Differentiation
Birdseed Agar Pour Tube R09176 click here Sabouraud Dextrose Media click here

Identification Caffeic Acid Disk R21128 click here RapID Yeast PLUS System R8311007 click here
and here
Cryptococcus Antigen Test Kit R30851501 click here TOC Agar R01870 click here
Nitrate Swab R20355 click here Urea Broth, Rapid R20388 click here
and here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control C. neoformans ATCC 14116 R19523 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID Yeast PLUS R4653060 click here
System
C. neoformans ATCC 14116 R4601812 click here

Cryptosporidium Staining Light Green R40123 click here TB Kinyon Carbolfuchsin R40104 click here
spp.
Methanol R40121 click here TB Methylene Blue R40110 click here
Sulfuric Acid 1% R40124 click here

Identification ProSpecT Cryptosporidium R2454096 click here Xpect Cryptosporidium R2451020 click here
ProSpecT Giardia/Cryptosporidium R2458496 click here Xpect Giardia/Cryptosporidium R2450520 click here

Entamoeba Identification ProSpecT Entamoeba histolytica R2456096 click here

Enterobacteriaceae Isolation Alkaline Peptone Water (Vibrio) R060052 click here SS Agar (Salmonella, Shigella) R01840 click here
EE Broth Mossel R112280 click here TCBS Agar (Vibrio) R01865 click here
EE Broth Mossel MLT R112281 click here Tergitol 7 Agar w/TTC R01875 click here
EMB Agar, Levine R01400 click here VACC Agar R01954 click here
HE Agar (Salmonella, Shigella) R01480 click here Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar R110097 click here
MacConkey Agar R01550 click here XLD Agar (Salmonella, Shigella) R01980 click here

Phosphate Buffered Saline (Yersinia) R062582 click here Yersinia Selective Agar R01998 click here
Spectra UTI R01818 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here ONPG Broth R062032 click here
Andrades Broths click here Phenol Red Broth w/Carbohydrates click here
BactiCard E. coli R21108 click here
and here
BactiDrop Indole Kovacs R21522 click here Purple Broth w/Carbohydrates click here
BactiDrop Spot Indole R21550 click here RapID ONE System R8311006 click here
and here
DNase Test Agar R01375 click here RIM E. coli O157:H7 R24250 click here
E. coli Screen w/Kovacs R211347 click here Triple Sugar Iron Agar R064852 click here
Indole Broth R061172 click here Urea Agar R065212 click here
Kligler Iron Agar R061242 click here Urea-PDA Disk R21152 click here
Micro-ID System R8145 click here Wellcolex Colour Salmonella R30858301 click here
MIO Medium R061366 click here Wellcolex Colour Shigella R30858401 click here
Motility Test Medium R061410 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Enterobacteriaceae Identification MR-VP Broth R061432 click here Wellcolex E. coli O157:H7 R30959601 click here
continued continued
MUG Disk R21135 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control E. coli ATCC 25922 R4607050 click here P. mirabilis ATCC 12453 R4607059 click here
E. coli ATCC 35218 R4601971 click here S. enterica serovar Typhimurium R4606000 click here
ATCC 14028
E. coli serotype O157:H7 ATCC R4601965 click here S. flexneri ATCC 12022 R4608101 click here
43888
K. pneumoniae ATCC 700603 R4603074 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID ONE System R4653056 click here

Enterococcus Isolation BHI Broth w/6.5% NaCl R060286 click here Columbia CNA w/Vancomycin R01316 click here
Bile Esculin Agar R01190 click here Heart Infusion Broth w/6.5% NaCl R061046 click here
Bile Esculin Azide Agar R01194 click here Heart Infusion Broths w/BCP, click here
Carbohydrates
Bile Esculin Azide Agar w/Vancomycin R01186 click here SF Broth R064532 click here
Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) R01200 click here Spectra UTI R01818 click here
Columbia CNA w/5% Sheep Blood R01320 click here Tryptic Soy Broth w/6.5% NaCl R065032 click here
Agar

Identification BactiCard Strep R21112 click here PYR/Esculin Disk R21138 click here
BactiDrop PYR Reagent R21544 click here Rapid MDG Medium R061340 click here
and here
Enterococcus/Group A Strep Screen R211348 click here RapID STR System R8311003 click here
and here
LAP Disk w/Reagent R30168501 click here Spectra VRE R01830 click here
Motility B Medium w/TTC R061394 click here Strep ID Quad R02475 click here
PYR Disk w/Reagent R211172 click here Strep ID II Triplate R02382 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here
BHI Agar w/Vancomycin R01176 click here Streptomycin Susceptibility Disk CT1897B click here
(300g)
Gentamicin Susceptibility Disk (120g) CT0794B click here Synergy Quad R02474 click here
Nitrocefin Disk R211667 click here

Quality Control E. faecalis ATCC 29212 R19071 click here E. faecalis ATCC 51299 (VRE) R4601996 click here
E. faecalis ATCC 29212 R4607030 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID STR System R4653052 click here
E. faecalis ATCC 51299 (VRE) R19337 click here

Escherichia coli Isolation EC Medium w/MUG R07657 click here MacConkey Agar w/MUG R01554 click here
EMB Agar, Levine R01400 click here MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol R01556 click here
Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/MUG, 2X R09455 click here MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol, MUG R01563 click here
MacConkey Agar R01550 click here Spectra UTI R01818 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here ProSpecT Shiga Toxin E. coli R2474096 click here
BactiCard E. coli R21108 click here RIM E. coli O157:H7 Latex Test R24250 click here
and here
BactiDrop Indole, Kovacs R21522 click here RapID ONE System R8311006 click here
and here
BactiDrop Spot Indole R21550 click here Wellcogen Bacterial Antigen Kit R30859602 click here
E. coli Screen w/Kovacs R211347 click here Wellcogen N. meningitidis B/E. coli K1 R30859502 click here
Micro-ID Identification System R38145 click here Wellcolex E. coli O157:H7 R30959601 click here
MUG Disk R21135 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Escherichia coli Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


continued Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control E. coli ATCC 25922 R19020 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID ONE System R4653056 click here
E. coli ATCC 25922 R4607050 click here Quanti-Cult Plus E. coli ATCC R4717085 click here
8739
E. coli serotype O157:H7 ATCC R4601965 click here
43888

Gardnerella Isolation and HBT Bilayer Medium R01478 click here V Agar R01950 click here
vaginalis Differentiation
McCarthy Agar R01590 click here V Agar Selective R01952 click here
Starch Agar w/Brom Cresol Purple R01850 click here V Agar//Starch BCP Biplate R02148 click here

Identification Hippurate Disk R21085 click here Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% R064022 click here
Dextrose
Metronidazole Disk DD0008T click here Sulphonamide Disk DD0011T click here
Rapid Fermentation Agar Base Control R064002 click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control G. vaginalis ATCC 14018 R19026 click here G. vaginalis ATCC 14018 R4602050 click here

Giardia Staining Trichrome Stain Set R40217 click here Trichrome Quick Stain Set R40219 click here
intestinalis

Identification ProSpecT Giardia EZ R2458596 click here Xpect Giardia R2450020 click here
ProSpecT Giardia R2458096 click here Xpect Giardia/Cryptosporidium R2450520 click here
ProSpecT Giardia/Cryptosporidium R2458496 click here

Haemophilus spp.. Isolation Blood Agar TSA w/5% Rabbit Blood R01210 click here Chocolate Agar w/Bacitracin R01304 click here
Chocolate Agar R01300 click here Haemophilus Isolation Agar R01470 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Porphyrin Test Agar R01688 click here
Haemophilus ID II Triplate R02345 click here RapID NH System R8311001 click here
and here
Haemophilus ID Quad R02460 click here Wellcogen Bacterial Antigen Kit R30859602 click here
Haemophilus Identification Test Kit R21125 click here Wellcogen Haemophilus influenzae b R30858801 click here
Microring XV R64502 click here X Factor Disk DD0003T click here
Phadebact Haemophilus Test R60901 click here XV Factor Disk DD0005T click here

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Haemophilus Test Medium 150mm R04033 click here
Beta Lactam Reagent Disk R261605 click here Haemophilus Test Medium Broth R07681 click here
Haemophilus Test Medium 100mm R01503 click here Nitrocefin Disk R211667 click here
Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control H. influenzae ATCC 49247 R19303 click here H. influenzae ATCC 49766 R4603806 click here
H. influenzae ATCC 49247 R4603830 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID NH System R4653051 click here
H. influenzae ATCC 49766 R19320 click here

Helicobacter Cultivation AnaeroPack MicroAero R681005 click here


pylori
Identification Clearview H. pylori R246710 click here Selective Rapid Urea R20389 click here
and here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

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Product Usage Guide

Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Lactobacillus Isolation MRS Agar R01585 click here


MRS Broth R061426 click here

Cultivation AnaeroPouch-MicroAero R682005 click here

Identification RapID ANA II System R8311002 click here

Quality Control L. acidophilus ATCC 314 R4603050 click here L. acidophilus ATCC 4356 R4603007 click here

Legionella spp. Isolation Buffered CYE Agar R01342 click here Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/PAV R01341 click here
Buffered CYE Differential Agar w/BTB, R01343 click here Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/PAC R01339 click here
BCP
Buffered CYE Differential Agar w/BTB, R01333 click here Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/DGVP R01338 click here
BCP, PAV
Buffered CYE w/Pav R01351 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Oxoid Legionella Latex Test DR0800M click here
DrySpot Legionella click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control L. pneumophila ATCC 33152 R19322 click here Tatlockia micdadei ATCC 33204 R19044 click here
L. pneumophila ATCC 33152 R4603950 click here

Listeria spp. Isolation Columbia Horse Blood Bi-Layer R01477 click here Modified Oxford Agar R01613 click here
Medium
Fraser Broth R07671 click here ONE Broth-Listeria (DCM) CM1066B click here
Listeria Enrichment Broth R07089 click here Oxford Medium R110300 click here
LPM Agar R01525 click here UVM Modified Listeria Enrichment Broth R112850 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Micro-ID Listeria Identification System R38370 click here
Brilliance Listeria Agar Base (DCM) CM1080B click here Motility Test Medium R061410 click here
Listeria Rapid Test Kit 225mL FT0401M click here O.B.I.S. mono ID0600M click here
Listeria Rapid Test Kit 2.25L FT0401A click here RapID CB PLUS System R8311008 click here
and here
Oxoid Listeria Test Kit DR1126A click here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control L. monocytogenes ATCC 7646 R19046 click here L. monocytogenes ATCC 7644 R4603970 click here

Micrococcus spp. Identification Lysostaphin Test Kit R21130 click here Microdase Disk R21132 click here

Quality Control M. luteus ATCC 4698 R19047 click here M. luteus ATCC 49732 R4604080 click here

Moraxella Isolation Catarrhalis Selective Medium R01575 click here


catarrhalis
Identification BactiCard Neisseria R21110 click here NET R211173 click here
Catarrhalis Test Disk R21121 click here RapID NH System R8311001 click here
and here
DNase Test Agar w/Methyl Green R01376 click here Rapid Tributyrin R064854 click here
and here

Susceptibility Nitrocefin Disk R211667 click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control M. catarrhalis ATCC 25238 R19157 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID NH System R4653051 click here
M. catarrhalis ATCC 25240 R4601231 click here

Mycobacterium Isolation Lowenstein-Jensen Gruft R08522 click here Middlebrook 7H10 Agar R01600 click here
tuberculosis
Lowenstein-Jensen Medium R08502 click here Middlebrook 7H11 Agar Thin Pour R01606 click here
Lowenstein-Jensen Mycobactocel R10105 click here Mitchison 7H11 Selective Agar R01610 click here
MacConkey Agar w/o Crystal Violet R01558 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Mycobacterium Identification Lowenstein-Jensen Medium w/5% R08518 click here Niacin Control Disk R21133 click here
tuberculosis NaCl and here
continued
Lowenstein-Jensen Medium w/Ferric R08526 click here Nitrate Substrate Broth R061548 click here
Ammon Cit
Lowenstein-Jensen Medium Butt R09512 click here Polysorbate 80, 10% R21275 click here
and here
and here
Niacin Reagent Strip R21090 click here Polysorbate 80 Hydrolysis Substrate R21276 click here
and here Concentrate and here
and here

Digestion and NAC Attack R210250 click here Sputagest 50 R21096 click here
Decontamination
NAC 50 R21076 click here TB Base Digestant R21368 click here
Phosphate Buffer M/15 R21256 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System/Myco

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control M. tuberculosis ATCC 25177 R4610020 click here QC-Slide AFB Stain Control R40146 click here
and here

Staining TB Auramine O Fluorescent Stain R40186 click here TB Kinyoun AFB Stain KIt R40112 click here
TB Auramine-Rhodamine Fluorescent R40190 click here TB Kinyoun Carbolfuchsin R40204 click here
Stain
TB Decolorizer 3% Acid Alcohol R40206 click here TB Methylene Blue R40210 click here
TB Decolorizer Truant-Moore R40207 click here TB Potassium Permanganate R40192 click here
TB Auramine O Stain Kit R40094 click here

Mycoplasma spp. Transport 10B Arginine Broth R20305 click here Tryptic Soy Broth w/0.5% Bovine R065006 click here
and here Albumin
MicroTest M4, M5, M6 click here

Isolation 10B Arginine Broth R20305 click here PPLO Agar w/Methylene Blue R20262 click here
and here
Arginine Broth, Lyophilized R20358 click here PPLO Broth R20360 click here
A-7 Agar R20201 click here PPLO Broth, Selective R20362 click here
A-8 Agar w/penicillin R20205 click here SP4 Glucose Agar R20276 click here
A-8 Agar, Selective R20204 click here SP4 Glucose Broth R20376 click here
PPLO Agar R20260 click here

Identification ImmunoWELL Mycoplasma IgG R243120 click here M. Pneumoniae IgG/IgM Antibody Test R24230 click here
ImmunoWELL Mycoplasma IgM R243130 click here

Neisseria spp. Isolation Chocolate Agar R01300 click here Thayer Martin Agar Improved R10325 click here
JEMBEC Thayer Martin Agar Improved R10320 click here Thayer Martin Agar Improved R01884 click here
w/Anisomycin
JEMBEC Thayer Martin Agar R10310 click here Thayer Martin Agar Modified R01880 click here
Modified

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Pathotec CO R38191 click here


BactiCard Neisseria R21110 click here Phadebact Monoclonal GC Test R60802 click here
BactiDrop Oxidase R21540 click here Rapid Fermentation Agar click here
w/Carbohydrates
CTA Media w/Carbohydrates click here RapID NH System R8311001 click here
and here
NET R211173 click here Wellcogen Bacterial Antigen Kit R30859602 click here
Oxy-Swab R249348 click here Wellcogen Neisseria Test Kits click here
and here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Neisseria spp. Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Nitrocefin Test Disk R211667 click here
continued (N. gonorrhoeae and N. meningitidis
only)
Beta Lactam Reagent Disk R261605 click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here
GC Agar Base R01460 click here

Quality Control N. gonorrhoeae ATCC 43069 R19259 click here N. gonorrhoeae ATCC 49226 R4609006 click here
N. gonorrhoeae ATCC 43069 R4607043 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID NH System R4653051 click here
N. gonorrhoeae ATCC 49226 R19279 click here

Nonfermenting Isolation and Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Agar R01245 click here Pseudomonas F Agar R01710 click here
Gram-Negative Differentiation
Cetrimide Selective Agar R01292 click here Pseudomonas Isolation Agar R01712 click here
Bacilli
OFPBL Agar R01653 click here Pseudomonas P Agar R01714 click here

Identification BactiDrop Oxidase R21540 click here Pathotec CO R38191 click here
OF Medium w/Carbohydrates RapID NF PLUS System R8311005 click here
and here
Oxy-Swab R249348 click here
and here

Susceptibility Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control B. cepacia ATCC 25416 R19224 click here S. maltophilia ATCC 51331 R19367 click here
B. cepacia ATCC 25416 R4605220 click here S. maltophilia ATCC 51331 R4607064 click here
P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853 R19060 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID NF PLUS R4653054 click here
System
P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853 R4607060 click here

Salmonella spp. Isolation and HE Agar R01480 click here Salmonella Shigella Agar R01840 click here
Differentiation
R-VS Enrichment Broth MLT R117661 click here XLD Agar R01980 click here

Cultivation GN Broth R060990 click here Selenite Broth R064508 click here
R-VS Enrichment Broth MLT R117661 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Triple Sugar Iron Agar R064852 click here
Kligler Iron Agar R061242 click here Wellcolex Colour Salmonella R30858301 click here
O.B.I.S. Salmonella ID0570M click here

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here
(except aminoglycosides)

Quality Control Salmonella enterica serovar R4609001 click here Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi R4608203 click here
Choleraesuis ATCC 10708 ATCC 16539
Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis R4608200 click here Salmonella enterica serovar R4606000 click here
ATCC 13076 Typhimurium ATCC 14028

Shigella spp. Isolation and HE Agar R01480 click here Salmonella Shigella Agar R01840 click here
Differentiation
Mucate Medium R061462 click here XLD Agar R01980 click here

Cultivation GN Broth R060992 click here

Identification Agglutinating Sera click here Triple Sugar Iron Agar R064852 click here
Kligler Iron Agar R061242 click here Wellcolex Colour Shigella R30858401 click here

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here
(except aminoglycosides)

Quality Control Shigella flexneri ATCC 12022 R4608101 click here Shigella sonnei ATCC 9290 R4608151 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Staphylococcus Isolation Baird-Parker Agar R01108 click here Mannitol Salt Agar R01580 click here
aureus
Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) R01200 click here Mannitol Salt Agar w/Oxacillin R01583 click here
LSM Agar R01540 click here Spectra MRSA R01821 click here

Identification BactiStaph R21144 click here Staphaurex R30859901 click here


Coagulase Plasma R21050 click here Staphaurex PLUS R30950102 click here
DNase Test Agar R01375 click here Thermonuclease Agar R01895 click here
DNase Test Agar w/Methyl Green R01376 click here Thermonuclease Agar Deep R09884 click here
DNase Test Agar w/Toluidine Blue R01377 click here Oxoid PBP2 Latex Test Kit DR0900A click here
RapID Staph PLUS System R8311009 click here
and here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Nitrocefin Test Disk R211667 click here
Beta Lactam Reagent Disk R261605 click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here
Mueller Hinton w/4% NaCl, Oxacillin R01626 click here

Quality Control S. aureus ATCC 25923 R19064 click here S. aureus ATCC 43300 (MRSA) R19350 click here
S. aureus ATCC 25923 R4607010 click here S. aureus ATCC 43300 (MRSA) R4609022 click here
S. aureus ATCC 29213 R19065 click here Culti-Loop Set: RapID Staph PLUS R4653047 click here
S. aureus ATCC 29213 R4607011 click here Quanti-Cult Plus S. aureus ATCC R4717016 click here
6538

Streptococcus Isolation Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) R01200 click here Strep Selective II Agar R01858 click here
group A
Strep A Isolation Agar R01856 click here SXT Blood Agar R01860 click here
Strep Selective Agar R01857 click here

Identification BactiDrop PYR Reagent R21544 click here PYR/Esculin Disk R21138 click here
Bacitracin Disk DD0030S click here PYR Disk w/Reagent R30854301 click here
and here
Beta Lysin Disk R21120 click here Pyridoxal Disk R21137 click here
Clearview Strep A Exact II Cassette R246310 click here Strep ID II Triplate R02382 click here
Clearview Strep A Exact II Dipstick R246210 click here Strep ID Quad R02475 click here
Hippurate Disk R21085 click here Streptex R30950501 click here
LAP Disk w/Reagent R30168501 click here Streptex Latex Group A R30950601 click here
O.B.I.S. PYR ID0580M click here Streptex Rapid R30950555 click here
PathoDx Strep A Products click here Streptococcal Grouping Kit DR0585A click here
PathoDxtra Strep A Products click here

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Quality Control S. pyogenes ATCC 19615 R19074 click here S. pyogenes ATCC 19615 R4607000 click here

Streptococcus Isolation Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) R01200 click here Todd Hewitt Broth w/Gentamicin, R064842 click here
group B Nalidixic Acid
Todd Hewitt Broth w/Colistin, Nalidixic R064812 click here Todd Hewitt Broth w/Colistin, Nalidixic R064844 click here
Acid Acid Blood

Identification Beta Lysin Disk R21120 click here Strep ID Quad R02475 click here
Hippurate Disk R21085 click here Streptex R30950501 click here
PathoDx Strep B Products click here Streptex Latex Group B R30950701 click here

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Pathogen Usage Product Part No. Go to Product Part No. Go to

Streptococcus Identification PathoDxtra Strep B Products R62031 click here Streptex Rapid R30950555 click here
group B continued continued
Phadebact CSF Test R60401 click here Wellcogen Strep B R30858701 click here
Strep ID II Triplate R02382 click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control S. agalactiae Gr B ATCC 12386 R19072 click here S. agalactiae Gr B ATCC 12386 R4607027 click here

Streptococcus Isolation Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) R01200 click here Blood Agar w/Neomycin 30g R01228 click here
pneumoniae
Blood Agar w/Neomycin 10g R01231 click here

Identification Bile Solubility Reagent, 10% R21206 click here Phadebact Pneumococcus Test R60710 click here
DrySpot Pneumo DR0420M click here Wellcogen Streptococcus pneumoniae R30859001 click here
Optochin Disk (P Disk) DD0001T click here

Blood Culture VersaTREK Automated Microbial click here


Detection System

Susceptibility Antimicrobial Susceptibility Disks click here Sensititre Standard Plates click here

Quality Control S. pneumoniae ATCC 6305 R19255 click here S. pneumoniae ATCC 49619 R19321 click here
S. pneumoniae ATCC 6305 R4607024 click here S. pneumoniae ATCC 49619 R4609015 click here

Ureaplasma Transport 10B Arginine Broth R20305 click here A3B Broth R20303 click here
urealyticum and here
10B Broth R20304 click here MicroTest M4, M5, M6 click here
and here
10B Broth, Lyophilized R20302 click here Tryptic Soy Broth w/0.5% Bovine R065006 click here
and here Albumin

Isolation A-7 Agar R20201 click here A-8 Agar Selective R20204 click here
A-8 Agar R20205 click here

Identification 10B Arginine Broth R20305 click here 10B Broth, Lyophilized R20302 click here
and here and here
10B Broth R20304 click here
and here

Viruses Transport MicroTest M4, M4RT, M5, M6 click here

Identification Imagen Herpes Simplex Virus K610611-2 click here PathoDx Respiratory Virus Panel R62400 click here
Imagen Parainfluenza Group K610311-2 click here PathoDx RSV Kit R62370 click here
Imagen Parainfluenza Typing K610411-2 click here SAS Adeno Test R42067020 click here
Imagen Respiratory Screen K612011-2 click here Xpect Flu A&B R24600 click here
Imagen Respiratory Syncytail Virus K610211-2 click here Xpect Rotavirus R24655 click here
PathoDx Herpes Typing Kit R62250 click here Xpect RSV R24601 click here

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Contents:

Culture Media Information16

Monoplates, Tubes, Bottles18

Biplates71

Triplates72

Quadplates72

Contact and Settling Plates74

Dilution Bottles77

Dry-Bags78

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Chromogenic media without light sensitivity requiring
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Clean Room Environmental Monitoring


Contact plates and settling plates meet or exceed USP
growth promotion requirements
Manufactured in a Class 10,000 clean room with Class
100 work zones
Sterile plated media receives gamma-irradiation
treatment validated in accordance with ISO standards
to achieve the highest available sterility assurance level
(SAL) of 10-6
Non-irradiated contact and settling plates have a
validated sterility assurance level (SAL) of 10-3
Available in either Refrigerated or Room Temperature
stable formats. Thermo Scientific Triple Wrapped
Irradiated Plates available as Room Temperature storage.

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Culture Media Information
Prepared Media: Thermo Scientific Remel products Approved Standard1 and/or standard reference method.
include more than 1,700 media formulations and formats. Additional quality control organisms are often used to
Remel Prepared Media are used for the isolation and/ validate the performance of a specific medium.
or differentiation of microorganisms from samples or
Recording lot numbers and expiration dates of media
specimens. Most are ready for immediate use, with no
received, or the retention of Remels packing slip included
further preparation necessary. We also manufacture media
with each delivery, meets the CLSI guidelines for lot specific
on a contract basis and on a proprietary basis for our
quality control and is recommended for inclusion in your
customers. Products designated as Not Intended For
laboratorys quality control program. Certificates of Quality
IVD Use have not been cleared by the FDA for In Vitro
are available upon request. We should be notified of any
Diagnostic Use.
deficiency so that appropriate action can be taken.
Dehydrated Media: Dehydrated Culture Media are used
Providing the best quality control program possible is our
in our plated and tubed media formulations to ensure that
priority. Quality control procedures are continually updated
you receive the best media possible. Each raw material
to reflect the current CLSI guidelines or standard reference
component is pre-tested before being used to manufacture
methods. When you receive Remel media, you can be
the finished product. Each medium is tested against a
assured that the product will give you proper performance
battery of organisms to assure that the medium performs as
when stored and used as directed.
it should. Each lot of dehydrated culture medium is tested
against the previous lot number to assure uniformity and Technical Manual: We have developed a Technical Manual
consistency from lot to lot. to ensure the user that quality control conforms with or
exceeds CLSI standards. The Remel Products Technical
Animal Blood: We maintain a sheep farm to ensure the
Manual contains technical information for all prepared
highest standards possible for the quality of animal blood
media, including those found on Table 3 in CLSI guideline
used in Remel products.
M22-A1.
Components: All animal components used in the
Storage: Prepared media should be stored according to
manufacture of Remel products are of United States origin,
the package label until ready to use. Refrigerated media
or are imported in compliance with USDA/APHA regulations.
should be allowed to equilibrate to room temperature before
Imported components are certified by the suppliers to be
use. Media containing dyes and blood should be protected
from countries that are BSE-free.
from the light. Prepared media should not be used past its
Quality Assurance: We adhere to the latest FDA Quality expiration date or if any visible damage or deterioration has
Systems Regulations (QSR). In many instances, we have occurred.
exceeded those guidelines and established more stringent
Distribution: We maintain a network of distribution facilities
procedures to ensure the integrity of our products.
to provide you with dependable, rapid, convenient delivery.
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has
Packaging: Plated Media are supplied in packages of ten,
developed a standard specifying the requirements for quality
fifteen, twenty, forty, and one hundred. Please refer to the
assurance testing of culture media for the clinical laboratory,
catalog to determine specific packaging for each product.
Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological
We use several types of plastic dishes for Prepared Plated
Culture Media, M22-A.1
Media. The first two digits of the REF number indicate the
All lot numbers of Remel products have been tested using container or media Type. See chart below:
quality control organisms which are listed on each IFU
Monoplate: The 15 x 60mm, 12 x 85mm, 10 x 100 mm,
(Information For Use) sheet and/or Certificate of Quality
15 x 100 mm, or 15 x 150 mm plates contain one type
for that specific product and have been found to meet or
of medium in the plate. Plates, except 15 x 60 mm, have
exceed guidelines. The quality control organisms used are
stacking rings which interlock to minimize sliding of plates.
derived from ATCC* strains specified in the current CLSI

1
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI). Qualtiy Control for Commercially Prepared Culture Media Information
Microbiological Culture Media. Approved Standard, M22-A. Clinical and Laboratory Standards *The ATCC Licensed Derivative Emblem, the ATCC Licensed Derivative word mark and the ATCC
Institute, Wayne, PA. catalog marks are trademarks of ATCC. Remel Inc. is licensed to use these trademarks and to sell
products derived from ATCC cultures.

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Biplate: 12 x 85 mm plate divided into two sections JEMBEC Plate: A rectangular shaped plate with a circular
containing one medium on both sides or two media, one on reservoir which holds a CO2 generating tablet. This plate is
each side. capable of providing a carbon dioxide atmosphere while the
specimen is in transit.
Triplate: 12 x 85mm plate divided into three sections
containing one medium in all three sections or different Pill-Pocket Plate: A 15 x 100 mm circular plate with a
media in each section. reservoir for a CO2 generating tablet. Provides a carbon
dioxide atmosphere while specimen is in transit.
Quadplate: 12 x 85mm plate divided into four sections
containing one medium in all four sections or different media
in each section.

Individually Wrapped Plate: Plated media in monoplates,


biplates, triplates or quadplates packaged in a sealed
individual Tyvek bag. Provides an extended expiration date.

150mm Plate: Plated media used primarily for antimicrobial Plates Tubes Bottles
susceptibility testing. 12 x 85 mm Monoplate Slant Borosilicate Bottle
(indicated as Monoplate) Broth (Wheaton Bottle)
Contact Plate: 10 x 60 mm plated media used for surface
10 x 100 mm Pour Tube (Deep) Boston Round Bottle
sampling for microbial contamination. The plate contains
(Spacesaver Plate) (20 ml unless Clear Square Bottle
agar which is above the edge of the plate so it can be specified)
inverted and the agar placed on a surface. The plate also 15 x 60 mm Plate Semi-Solid Dilution Bottle
contains a grid on the bottom surface to aid in counting (no stacking ring) Lyophilized Polypropylene Bottle
colonies of microorganisms growing on agar surface after 15 x 100 mm Plate 15 x 103 mm Tube Serum Bottle
incubation. Selected contact plates feature the Thermo
15 x 150 mm Plate 16 x 125 mm Tube Tissue Culture Flask
Scientific GripFit lid technology engineered to ensure
Biplate 20 x 113 mm Tube Vial
the lid remains in place during handling and yet can be
Triplate 20 x 150 mm Tube Wide Mouth Bottle
easily removed during environmental monitoring.
Quadplates 1oz. Bottle
Contact Plate
JEMBEC Plate
First 2 Pill-Pocket Plate
Part No. General Description

01 Monoplates, Spacesaver Monoplates, 15 x 60 mm Plates


Industrial References:
02 Biplates, Triplates, Quadplates
03 Individually Wrapped Plates (IWP) AOAC Association of Analytical Communities

04 15 x 150 mm Plates AFNOR Association Franaise de Normalisation

05 PRAS Tubes APHA American Public Health Association


BAM Bacteriological Analytical Manual, FDA
06 15 x 103 mm Tubes
BSI British Standards Institution
07 16 x 125 mm Tubes
COMPF Compendium of Methods for Micro. Exam. of Foods, APHA
08 20 x 113 mm Tubes
EP European Pharmacopeia
09 20 x 150 mm Tubes
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
10 Contact Plates, JEMBEC Plates, Pill-Pocket Plates, 1 oz Bottles,
Tissue Culture Flasks FDA Food and Drug Administration

11 Industrial Products: Plates, Tubes, Bottles: Not for IVD Use. (Not IDF International Dairy Federation
cleared by FDA for In Vitro Diagnostic Use.) ISO International Standards Organization
14 MIC Tubes NMKL Nordisk Metode Kommite for Levnedsmidler
20 Nonstandard Format Media SMD Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy
23 Dilution Bottles SMWW Standard Methods for the Examination of Wastewater
24 Vial Media USDA United States Department of Agriculture
45 Dehydrated Culture Media, Supplements USP United States Pharmacopeia

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Monoplates, Tubes, Bottles A.C.T. I


Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport with semi-
solid, nonnutritive medium for use with swab or fluid samples.
A Fluids may be introduced through septum in cap.
16 x 125mm Tube 20/Pk. R12401
10B Arginine Broth
For transport and selective cultivation of Ureaplasma urealyticum
A.C.T. II
and Mycoplasma hominis.
Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport systems
B - 1.8mL 100/Pk. R20305 with sterile packaging. Fluids may be introduced through septum
in cap. Sterile packaged in individual Tyvek envelope with single
10B Broth plastic-shaft rayon-tipped swab for clean environments.
For transport and presumptive identification of Ureaplasma 16 x 125mm Tube 10/Pk. R12402
urealyticum.
B - 1.8mL 100/Pk. R20304 ACT II Dual
Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport systems with
10B Broth, Lyophilized sterile packaging. Fluids may be introduced through septum in
For transport and presumptive identification of Ureaplasma cap. Sterile packaged in individual Tyvek envelope with two plastic-
urealyticum. shaft rayon-tipped swabs for clean environments.

B - 1.8mL 6/Pk. R20302 16 x 125mm Tube 10/Pk. R124022

A-7 Agar A3B Broth


For isolation and differentiation of Ureaplasma and some species Liquid. For transport of Ureaplasma.
of Mycoplasma. 1.8mL/Vial 6/Pk. R20303

Monoplate 10/Pk. R20202


15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R20201 Acetamide Agar
For differentiation of nonfermentative gram-negative bacteria,
A-8 Agar especially Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Industrial Reference: BAM.
w/penicillin. For isolation and differentiation of Ureaplasma D - slant 20/Pk. R060012
urealyticum and other genital mycoplasmas. D - slant 100/Pk. R060010

Monoplate 10/Pk. R20205


Acetate Differential Agar
A-8 Agar, Selective (Sodium Acetate Agar) For differentiation of Shigella from
w/cefoperazone, amphotericin B. For isolation and differentiation of Escherichia coli. Industrial Reference: BAM.
Ureaplasma urealyticum and other genital mycoplasmas. D - slant 20/Pk. R060022

15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R20204

10B Arginine Broth A-8 Agar, Selective A.C.T. II transport system. Acetamide Agar
uninoculated and uninoculated. w/Pseudomonas
inoculated w/ aeruginosa.
Mycoplasma hominis.

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Agar 1.5% Anaerobic LKV Blood Agar


For agar overlay Kirby-Bauer. CDC formulation. Laked blood enhances pigmentation of
anaerobic microorganisms. Kanamycin and vancomycin inhibit
F - 10mL butt 20/Pk. R08007
gram-positive microorganisms and facultative anaerobic bacteria,
and select for gram-negative bacilli.
Alkaline Peptone Water
pH 8.4. For cultivation of Vibrio. Monoplate 10/Pk. R01044
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01045
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060052
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07006
Anaerobic LPV Blood Agar
CDC formulation. With laked blood, paromomycin, vancomycin.
Amies Transport Medium w/Charcoal For isolation of anaerobic gram-negative, non-spore forming bacilli.
For transport of clinical swab specimens.
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01053
D - 9mL butt 20/Pk. R060072
D - 9mL butt 100/Pk. R060070
Anaerobic Neomycin Blood Agar
CDC formulation. For isolation of anaerobic microorganisms such
Amies Transport Medium w/o Charcoal as Bacteroides and Clostridium spp. Neomycin inhibits gram-
For transport of clinical swab specimens. negative Enterobacteriaceae.
D - 9mL butt 20/Pk. R060062 Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01047

Anaerobic Blood Agar Anaerobic PEA Blood Agar


CDC formulation. For primary cultivation and isolation of fastidious (Anaerobic Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar with 5% sheep blood.) CDC
anaerobic microorganisms. formulation. For isolation of most gram-negative and gram-positive
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01040 obligately anaerobic bacteria.
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01036
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01048
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01039
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01049

Anaerobic KV Blood Agar Anaerobic PV Blood Agar


CDC formulation. Kanamycin and vancomycin inhibit gram-positive CDC formulation. With paromomycin, vancomycin; for isolation of
microorganisms and facultative anaerobic bacteria, and select for anaerobic gram-negative, non-spore forming bacilli. For isolation of
gram-negative bacilli. anaerobic gram-negative, non-spore forming bacilli.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01042
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01050
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01043

Anaerobic Lecithin-Lipase Agar


See McClung-Toabe Agar (click here).

Anaerobic Blood Agar


w/Bacteroides fragilis.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Anaerobic Reducible Blood Agar Andrades Broth


Columbia Blood Agar base. For primary cultivation and isolation of For determination of fermentation reactions of microorganisms,
fastidious anaerobic microorganisms. particularly Enterobacteriaceae.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01060 Andrades Broth Base Control
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01059 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060102
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01061 Andrades Broth w/1% Adonitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060106

Anaerobic Reducible CNA Blood Agar Andrades Broth w/1% Arabinose


D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060110
Columbia Blood Agar base. For selective isolation of fastidious
Andrades Broth w/1% Dextrose
anaerobic microorganisms. Colistin and nalidixic acid inhibit
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R060114
gram-negative bacilli.
Andrades Broth w/1% Dulcitol
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01064 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060118
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01063 Andrades Broth w/1% Fructose
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01065 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060122
Andrades Broth w/1% Glycerol
Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060126
Columbia Blood Agar base. For selective isolation of fastidious Andrades Broth w/1% Inositol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060130
anaerobic microorganisms. Kanamycin and vancomycin inhibit
Andrades Broth w/1% Inulin
gram-positive microorganisms and facultative anaerobes.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060134
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01068 Andrades Broth w/1% Lactose
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01069 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060138
Andrades Broth w/1% Maltose
Anaerobic Reducible Neomycin Blood Agar D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060142
Columbia Blood Agar base. For selective isolation of anaerobic Andrades Broth w/1% Mannitol
microorganisms such as Bacteroides and Clostridium spp. D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060146

Neomycin inhibits Enterobacteriaceae. Andrades Broth w/1% Mannose


D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060150
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01072 Andrades Broth w/1% Raffinose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060154
Andrades Broth w/1% Rhamnose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060158
Andrades Broth w/1% Salicin
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060162
Andrades Broth w/1% Sorbitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060166
Andrades Broth w/1% Sucrose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060170
Andrades Broth w/1% Trehalose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060174
Andrades Broth w/1% Xylose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060178

Arginine Broth
Lyophilized. For cultivation and presumptive identification of
Mycoplasma hominis.
1.8mL/Vial 6/Pk. R20358

Anaerobic Reducible Andrades Broth


Blood Agar w/ w/1% Dextrose w/Durham Arginine Decarboxylase Broth
Bacteroides fragilis. Tube w/ Escherichia coli. See Decarboxylase Broth Arginine (click here).

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Prepared Culture Media

Arylsulfatase Agar
For differentiation of Mycobacterium spp.
B
F - butt 20/Pk. R08026 Bacteroides Fragilis Isolation Agar
(BBE Agar) For isolation and presumptive identification of
Arylsulfatase Broth, 3 Day Bacteroides fragilis group.
3 day test for differentiation of Mycobacterium fortuitum complex
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01104
from saprophytic mycobacteria.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R060192 Baird-Parker Agar
For isolation and presumptive identification of coagulase positive
Arylsulfatase Broth, 2 Week staphylococci. Utilizes tellurite reduction to produce black colonies
2 week test for differentiation of Mycobacterium spp. of Staphylococcus aureus. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, IDF,
SMD, SMWW, USDA.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R060196
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01108
Ascospore Agar
For enhanced production of ascospores. BCYE Agar
See Buffered CYE Agar (click here).
G - PT 20/Pk. R09046

Asparagine Broth, 2X BHI Agar


For differentiation of nonfermentative gram-negative bacteria, (Brain Heart Infusion Agar) General purpose medium for growth of
especially Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in the multiple tube fastidious microorganisms, especially fungi and yeast. Industrial
technique for recreational waters. Industrial Reference: SMWW. Reference: BAM, COMPF, EPA, IDF, SMD. Part No. R112025 not
Not for IVD use. intended for IVD use.

G - 10mL 20/Pk. R119002 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01130


Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01132
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01133
Aspergillus Differential Medium D - slant 20/Pk. R060232
For presumptive identification of Aspergillus flavus.
D - slant 100/Pk. R060230
G - PT 20/Pk. R09052 F - slant 20/Pk. R08062
F - slant 20/Pk. R08051 F - slant 100/Pk. R08060
Spacesaver 15/Pk. R01131
G - PT 20/Pk. R09060
ATS Medium
1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk R10034
For cultivation of Mycobacterium spp.
BB - 500mL 4/Pk. R112025
F - slant 20/Pk. R08054
F - slant 100/Pk. R08052
BHI Agar Bactiflask
(Brain Heart Infusion Agar) General purpose medium for growth of
fastidious microorganisms, especially fungi and yeast. Industrial
Reference: BAM, COMPF, EPA, IDF, SMD.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10244

Arylsulfatase Broth, Baird-Parker Agar w/ Bacteroides fragilis Isolation BHI Agar Bactiflask
2 Week (left) and 3 Day (right) Staphylococcus aureus. Agar w/Bacteroides fragilis. w/Trichophyton
w/Mycobacterium fortuitum. mentagrophytes.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Prepared Culture Media

BHI Agar w/Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol,


For selective isolation of fungi and yeast. Chloramphenicol inhibits Cycloheximide
some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Cycloheximide For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast.
inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative
F - slant 20/Pk. R08069 bacteria. Cycloheximide inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi.
F - slant 100/Pk. R08068 Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01142
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10038 F - slant 20/Pk. R08073

BHI Agar w/Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol,


Bactiflask Gentamicin
For selective isolation of fungi and yeast. Chloramphenicol inhibits For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast.
some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Cycloheximide Chloramphenicol inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative
inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi. microorganisms. Gentamicin inhibits some gram-negative bacteria.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10245 Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01144
F - slant 20/Pk. R08072
BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood F - slant 100/Pk. R08070
General purpose medium for growth of fastidious microorganisms, 1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10045
especially fungi and yeast. 1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10044

Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01136


Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01139
BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol,
F - slant 20/Pk. R08066 Gentamicin Bactiflask
F - slant 100/Pk. R08064 For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast.
1 oz. Bottle R10041 Chloramphenicol inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative
microorganisms. Gentamicin inhibits some gram-negative bacteria.
BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood Bactiflask 1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10248
General purpose medium for growth of fastidious microorganisms,
especially fungi and yeast.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10246

BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol


For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast. Chloramphenicol
inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01140

BHI Agar w/ Sheep Blood


w/Actinomyces.

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Prepared Culture Media

BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol, BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Penicillin,
Gentamicin, Cycloheximide Streptomycin, Yeast Extract
For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast. For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast. Yeast extract
Chloramphenicol inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative acts as a growth stimulant. Penicillin inhibits gram-positive
microorganisms. Gentamicin inhibits some gram-negative bacteria. bacteria. Streptomycin inhibits some gram-positive and gram-
Cycloheximide inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi. negative bacteria.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01148 Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01160
F - slant 20/Pk. R08080
F - slant 100/Pk. R08078 BHI Agar w/Vancomycin
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10049
6g/mL. A screening test for detection of vancomycin resistance in
1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10048
enterococci.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01176
BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol,
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01196
Gentamicin, Cycloheximide Bactiflask
For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast.
Chloramphenicol inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative BHI Broth
microorganisms. Gentamicin inhibits some gram-negative bacteria. (Brain Heart Infusion Broth) For cultivation of microorganisms.
Cycloheximide inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi. Industrial Reference: BAM, SMD, SMWW, USDA. Part No. 14101
for use with MicroScan System. Part No. R112022 not intended
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10250 for IVD use.
D - 0.5mL filtered 20/Pk. R060252
I Agar w/Sheep Blood, Penicillin, Streptomycin D - 0.5mL filtered 100/Pk. R060250
For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast. Penicillin D - 2mL 20/Pk. R060260
inhibits gram-positive bacteria. Streptomycin inhibits some gram- D - 2mL 100/Pk. R060258
positive and gram-negative bacteria. D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060266
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01152 D - 4mL 100/Pk. R060264
F - slant 20/Pk. R08092 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060272
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060270

BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Penicillin, F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08132


F - 10mL 100/Pk. R08130
Streptomycin, Cycloheximide BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112022
For selective isolation of fastidious fungi and yeast. Penicillin D - 0.5mL 100/Pk. R14101
inhibits gram-positive bacteria. Streptomycin inhibits some gram-
positive and gram-negative bacteria. Cycloheximide inhibits rapid
growing saprophytic fungi. BHI Broth Plastic Tubes
Compatible with automated specimen processing equipment.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01156
PPT - 4mL 20/Pk. R060967
PPT - 4mL 100/Pk. R060966

BHI Agar w/Vancomycin


w/vancomycin-resistant
enterococci.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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BHI Broth w/6.5% NaCl Bile Esculin Agar


(Brain Heart Infusion Broth) For differentiation of enterococci from For presumptive identification of group D streptococci and
nonenterococcal group D streptococci. enterococci.
D - 4.5mL 20/Pk. R060286 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01190
D - 4.5mL 100/Pk. R060284 D - slant 20/Pk. R060294
D - slant 100/Pk. R060292
BHI Broth w/Fildes Enrichment
(Brain Heart Infusion Broth) For cultivation of Haemophilus spp. Bile Esculin Azide Agar
Selective medium for isolation and presumptive identification of
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060282
group D streptococci and enterococci. Industrial Reference: BAM,
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060280
SMWW.

BHI Broth w/Hemin, Vitamin K Monoplate 10/Pk. R01194


(Brain Heart Infusion Broth) For cultivation of aerobic and Monoplate 100/Pk. R01189
anaerobic microorganisms. Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01195
D - slant 20/Pk. R060298
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060278
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060276
Bile Esculin Azide Agar w/Vancomycin
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07019
6g/mL; selective medium for primary isolation of vancomycin-
resistant enterococci from surveillance cultures.
BHI Broth w/X & V Factors
(Brain Heart Infusion Broth) For cultivation of Haemophilus spp. Monoplate 10/Pk. R01186
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01187
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060290

Bile Esculin Azide Broth


Bicarbonate Agar 0.7% Selective medium for isolation and presumptive identification of
Used for the isolation and/or differentiation of microorganisms. group D Streptococci and enterococci.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110297 D - 2mL 20/Pk. R060302

BiGGY Agar Birdseed Agar


(Bismuth Sulfite Glucose Glycine Yeast) (Nickerson Agar) For For presumptive identification of Cryptococcus neoformans.
isolation and presumptive identification of Candida spp. See also
CandidaTube (click here). Monoplate 10/Pk. R01192
F - slant 20/Pk. R08172
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01180 G - PT 25mL 20/Pk. R09176
F - slant 20/Pk. R08152
1 oz. Btl. 100/Pk. R10136

BHI Broth w/Fildes BiGGY Agar w/Candida Bile Esculin Azide Agar Birdseed Agar w/
Enrichment w/ albicans. w/ Vancomycin w/ Cryptococcus
Haemophilus influenzae. vancomycin- resistant neoformans.
enterococci.

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Prepared Culture Media

Blood Agar Blood Agar w/Gentamicin


(TSA with 5% sheep blood) General purpose medium for (TSA w/5% sheep blood) 10g/mL. For selective isolation of
cultivation and isolation of microorganisms. Industrial Reference: Streptococcus pneumoniae. Gentamicin inhibits some gram-
BAM. See also BIPLATE (click here) and CONTACT PLATE (click negative bacteria.
here) sections.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01227
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01200
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01202 Blood Agar w/Neomycin 10g
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01201 (TSA w/5% sheep blood) For selective isolation of Streptococcus
Spacesaver Plate 150/Pk. R01198
pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Neomycin inhibits
D - slant 20/Pk. R060312
Enterobacteriaceae.
D - slant 100/Pk. R060310
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01231

Blood Agar
(TSA with 10% sheep blood) General purpose medium for growth Blood Agar w/Neomycin 30g
of a wide variety of microorganisms. (TSA w/5% sheep blood) For selective isolation of Streptococcus
pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Neomycin inhibits
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01204
Enterobacteriaceae.

Blood Agar Monoplate 10/Pk. R01228

(TSA with 5% rabbit blood) For primary isolation of most aerobic


microorganisms, including Haemophilus spp. Bordet Gengou Agar
w/blood. For cultivation and isolation of Bordetella pertussis and
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01210
other Bordetella spp. Part No. R09192 requires addition of sheep,
rabbit or horse blood.
Blood Agar (Columbia Base)
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01240
See Columbia Blood Agar (click here).
G - PT 20/Pk. R09192

Blood Agar w/Ampicillin Bovine Albumin Fraction V 0.2%


(TSA w/5% sheep blood) 10g/mL; Selective medium for isolation Used in the digestion-decontamination procedure for
of Aeromonas spp. Ampicillin inhibits normal enteric flora. Mycobacterium spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01226
F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08194
PB - 50mL Each R20018
Blood Agar w/GCHI Enrichment
(TSA w/5% horse blood) For cultivation of Haemophilus spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01208

Blood Agar w/o GCHI Enrichment


(TSA w/5% horse blood) For cultivation of Haemophilus spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01207

Blood Agar (TSA Blood Agar (TSA Blood Agar w/ Bordet Gengou w/
w/5% Sheep Blood) w/5% Sheep Blood) Ampicillin w/Aeromonas Bordetella pertussis.
w/Streptococcus w/Streptococcus hydrophila.
pyogenes. pneumoniae.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Brilliance CampyCount Agar Brucella Agar w/5% Sheep Blood


A chromogenic selective medium for the enumeration of C. jejuni For primary isolation of most anaerobic bacteria.
and C. coli from poultry and related samples. Not intended for IVD
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01252
use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110168 Brucella Agar w/5% Sheep Blood, Hemin,
Vitamin K
Brilliance Salmonella For primary isolation of most anaerobic bacteria.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110374
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01254
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01255
Brilliant Green Agar 15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04011
For selective isolation of Salmonella other than Salmonella typhi
and Salmonella paratyphi from fecal specimens or other material. Brucella Agar w/5% Sheep Blood, Trimethoprim,
Not for Shigella spp. Industrial Reference: SMWW, USDA, USP.
Not intended for IVD use. Vancomycin, Polymyxin B
(Skirrow) For primary cultivation and isolation of Campylobacter
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01246 jejuni from fecal specimens or rectal swabs. TVP suppresses
normal flora associated with fecal specimens.
Brilliant Green Agar w/Novobiocin Monoplate 10/Pk. R01258
For selective isolation of Salmonella other than Salmonella Typhi
and Salmonella Paratyphi. Novobiocin inhibits gram-positive
microorganisms. Part No. R110113 not intended for IVD use. Brucella Agar w/Laked Blood, Hemin, Vitamin K
For primary isolation of anaerobic bacteria.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01247
15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04012
Monoplate 100/Pk. R110113

Brilliant Green Agar w/Sulfa Brucella Agar, LKV


For selective isolation of Salmonella spp. other than Salmonella w/laked blood, kanamycin, vancomycin. For selective isolation of
Typhi from food, dairy products, eggs, and feed. Not intended for gram-negative anaerobes.
IVD use. Monoplate 10/Pk. R01262

Monoplate 10/Pk. R110112


Brucella Broth
Brilliant Green Bile Broth 2% For cultivation of Brucella and other fastidious microorganisms.
For detection of coliform microorganisms in water, wastewater, Industrial Reference: USDA.
foods, and dairy products. Fermentation is detected by gas D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060322
in Durham tube. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, EPA, IDF, D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060320
SMWW.
E - DT 20/Pk. R07022
E - DT 100/Pk. R07020

Brilliant Green Agar


w/Salmonella spp.

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Prepared Culture Media

Brucella Broth w/.16% Agar Buffered CYE Differential Agar w/BTB, BCP
For identification of Campylobacter spp. (BCYE w/Dyes) For qualitative procedures to isolate Legionella
spp. Contains dyes to differentiate Tatlockia spp. from Legionella
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060342
pneumophila.

Brucella Broth w/.16% Agar, 1% Glycine Monoplate 10/Pk. R01343


For identification of Campylobacter spp.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060354
Buffered CYE Differential Agar w/BTB, BCP,
Polymyxin B, Anisomycin, Vancomycin
(BCYE w/Dyes & PAV) For isolation and differentiation of Legionella
Brucella Broth w/.16% Agar, 1% Potassium spp. Contains dyes to differentiate Tatlockia micdadei from Legionella
Nitrate pneumophila and antibiotics to suppress contaminating flora.
For determination of nitrate utilization by Campylobacter spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01333
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060362

Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/Dyes, Glycine,


Brucella Broth w/.16% Agar, 3.5% NaCl Vancomycin, Polymycin B
For determination of salt tolerance by Campylobacter spp.
(BCYE w/DGVP) For selective and differential isolation of Legionella
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060358 spp. from clinical specimens and environmental samples.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01338
Buffered CYE Agar
(Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract) (BCYE) For cultivation and
Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/Glycine,
isolation of Legionella spp. Part No. R09300 requires addition
of BCYE supplement, Part No. R45005. Optional antimicrobial Polymyxin B, Anisomycin, Vancomycin
supplements are PAC, Part No. R45006; PAV, Part No. R45007. (BCYE w/Glycine & PAV) For selective recovery of Legionella
pneumophila while reducing contaminating microorganisms from
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01342 potable water samples. Not intended for IVD use.
E - slant 20/Pk. R07092
G - PT 22mL 20/Pk. R09300 Monoplate 10/Pk. R110107
BCYE Agar 100/Pk. R01351
Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/Polymyxin B,
Buffered CYE Agar, Non-supplemented Anisomycin, Cefamandole
(Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract) (BCYE) Does not contain (BCYE w/PAC) For selective isolation of Legionella spp.
cysteine. For presumptive identification of Legionella spp. by Cefamandole is inhibitory for Tatlockia micdadei. Nonselective
satellite phenomena. BCYE, Part No. R01342, is recommended for use with this
medium.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01334
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01339

Buffered CYE Differential


Agar w/ BTB, BCP,
Polymyxin B, Anisomycin,
Vancomycin w/Legionella
pneumophila and
Tatlockia micdadei.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Buffered CYE Selective Agar w/Polymyxin B, C


Anisomycin, Vancomycin
(BCYE w/PAV) For selective isolation of Legionella spp. C-H-O Medium
Nonselective BCYE, Part No. R01342, is recommended for use (Anaerobic Fermentation Medium, CDC) For determination of
with this medium. fermentation reactions of anaerobic microorganisms. Requires
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01341 Brom Thymol Blue Part No. 21203.
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01351
C-H-O Medium Base Control
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07030
Buffered Peptone Water C-H-O Medium w/1% Arabinose
See Phosphate Buffer w/1% Peptone (click here). D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07034
C-H-O Medium w/1% Cellobiose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07036
Buffered Water C-H-O Medium w/1% Dextrose
See Phosphate Buffer w/MgCl (click here).
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07038
C-H-O Medium w/1% Fructose
Burkholderia Cepacia Agar D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07042
(PC Agar) w/ticarcillin, polymyxin B. For selective isolation of C-H-O Medium w/1% Galactose
Burkholderia cepacia complex from respiratory secretions of cystic D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07044
fibrosis patients. C-H-O Medium w/1% Lactose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07052
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01709 C-H-O Medium w/1% Maltose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07054
Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Agar C-H-O Medium w/1% Mannitol
(BCSA) w/vancomycin, gentamicin, polymyxin B. For selective D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07056
and differential isolation of Burkholderia cepacia complex from C-H-O Medium w/1% Mannose
respiratory secretions of patients with cystic fibrosis. D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07058
C-H-O Medium w/1% Raffinose
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01245 D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07062
C-H-O Medium w/1% Rhamnose
Butterfields Buffer D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07064
See Phosphate Buffer, Butterfields (click here). C-H-O Medium w/1% Salicin
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07066
C-H-O Medium w/1% Sucrose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07070
C-H-O Medium w/1% Trehalose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07072
C-H-O Medium w/1% Xylose
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R07074

Campy Blood Agar


w/5% sheep blood, trimethoprim, vancomycin, polymyxin
B, cephalothin, amphotericin B (Blaser). For isolation of
Campylobacter spp. from fecal specimens.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01280
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01284
Buffered CYE Selective Burkholderia cepacia Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01281
Agar w/Polymyxin B, Selective Agar w/
Anisomycin, Vancomycin Burkholderia cepacia.
w/Legionella Campy Cefex Agar
pneumophila.
For selective and differential isolation of Campylobacter spp. from
food and poultry. Not for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110138

Campy Blood Agar w/


Campylobacter jejuni.

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Prepared Culture Media

Campy CVA Medium Cary-Blair Transport Medium


For isolation of Campylobacter spp. from specimens containing For transport of clinical specimens, primarily stool and rectal swabs.
mixed flora.
D - 9mL 20/Pk. R060452
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01270 D - 9mL 100/Pk. R060450
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01272
Casamino Acid Solution
Campy Thioglycollate Medium 1%. For short term transport of Bordetella spp.
w/16% agar, trimethoprim, vancomycin, polymyxin B, cephalothin,
D - 0.5mL 20/Pk. R060462
amphotericin B. (Thioglycollate Medium with .16% Agar) For use
as a holding medium for samples prior to inoculation of media for
recovery of Campylobacter spp. Casein Agar
(Casein Hydrolysis Agar) For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes.
D - 9mL 20/Pk. R060372 Ten tubes of Casein A and ten tubes of Casein B per package. Mix
D - 9mL 100/Pk. R060370 together for pour plate.
F - PT 20/Pk. R08210
Campylobacter Selective Medium
w/laked horse blood, vancomycin, polymyxin B, trimethoprim,
cefaperazone. For selective isolation of Campylobacter spp. from Casman Agar Modified
fecal specimens. For isolation of fastidious microorganisms of veterinary specimens.
Not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01274
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01618

Candida BCG Agar


For isolation and presumptive identification of Candida spp. Casman Agar w/5% Sheep Blood
General purpose medium for cultivation, isolation, and hemolytic
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01282 determination of microorganisms.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01212
CandidaTube
(BiGGY Agar) (Nickerson Agar) For isolation and presumptive
identification of Candida spp. Catarrhalis Selective Medium
For selective isolation of Moraxella catarrhalis from respiratory
H -12mL Tube 10/Pk. R241035 specimens.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01575
Carbon Assimilation Broth
For the determination of the ability of yeasts to utilize a carbohydrate
as the sole source of carbon in a chemically defined medium. CCFA Modified Agar
w/cefoxitin, cycloserine, fructose. For selective isolation and
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060382 differentiation of Clostridium difficile.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060402
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060418 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01268
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060434

Campy Selective Candida BCG Agar w/ CandidaTube w/ Catarrhalis Selective CCFA Modified Agar w/
Medium w/ Candida albicans. Candida albicans. Medium w/Moraxella Clostridium difficile under
Campylobacter jejuni. catarrhalis. ultraviolet light.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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CCFA Modified Agar w/Horse Blood Cetrimide Agar MLT


w/cefoxitin, cycloserine, fructose. For selective isolation and For growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and inhibitory for
differentiation of Clostridium difficile. Escherichia coli. Industrial Reference: EP, JP, USP. Not intended for
IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01266
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110100
CDC Anaerobic Blood Agar
See Anaerobic Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here). Cetrimide Selective Agar
For selective isolation and presumptive identification of
Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other gram-negative,
CDC Anaerobic KV Blood Agar
nonfermentative bacteria. Industrial Reference: BAM, USP. Part
See Anaerobic KV Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here).
No. R112040 not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01292
CDC Anaerobic Blood Agar D - slant 20/Pk. R060472
See Anaerobic Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here).
BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112040

CDC Anaerobic PEA Blood Agar CGB Agar


See Anaerobic PEA Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here). For selective and differential isolation of Cryptococcus gattii (i.e.
serotypes B and C) from other Cryptococcus spp.
CDC LPV Anaerobic Blood Agar Monoplate 10/Pk. R01299
See Anaerobic LPV Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here). Pour Tube (PT)- 22mL 20/Pk. R09252

CDC Anaerobic Neomycin Blood Agar Charcoal Blood Agar


See Anaerobic Neomycin Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here). w/cephalexin (Regan-Lowe Medium). For selective isolation of
Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
CDC PV Anaerobic Blood Agar Monoplate 10/Pk. R01298
See Anaerobic PV Blood Agar CDC formulation (click here). 1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10055

Cellulose-Czapek Agar Charcoal Selective Medium


For cultivation of saprophytic fungi, soil bacteria and other w/vancomycin, cycloheximide, cefoperazone. For selective
microorganisms. Not intended for IVD use. isolation of Campylobacter spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01294
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R110024

CCFA Modified Agar Cetrimide Selective Charcoal Blood Agar w/ Charcoal Selective
w/Horse Blood w/ Agar w/Pseudomonas Bordetella pertussis. Medium w/
Clostridium difficile. aeruginosa. Campylobacter jejuni.

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Prepared Culture Media

Chocolate Agar Columbia Agar MLT


Enriched. For cultivation and isolation of fastidious organisms For the cultivation of fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms,
especially Neisseria spp. and Haemophilus spp. including Clostridium sporogenes. Industrial reference: USP. Not
intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01300
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01302 Monoplate 10/Pk. R110165
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01301
Spacesaver Plate 150/Pk. R01293
Columbia Blood Agar w/3% Sheep Blood
D - slant 20/Pk. R060482
General purpose medium for cultivation, isolation, and hemolytic
D - slant 100/Pk. R060480
determination of microorganisms.
F- slant 20/Pk. R08240
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01214

Chocolate Agar w/Bacitracin


For isolation of Haemophilus spp. from respiratory specimens Columbia Blood Agar w/5% Sheep Blood
containing mixed flora. General purpose medium for cultivation, isolation, and hemolytic
determination of microorganisms. Industrial Reference: IDF.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01304
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01215
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01217
Chocolate Agar w/Yeast Extract, Hemin, Vitamin K
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01216
For cultivation of fastidious microorganisms, particularly
Spacesaver Plate 150/Pk. R01218
Haemophilus spp. and pathogenic Neisseria spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01308 Columbia CNA w/5% Sheep Blood
w/colistin, nalidixic acid. For selective isolation of gram-positive
CIN Agar cocci. Colistin and nalidixic acid inhibits gram-negative bacilli.
See Yersinia Selective Agar (click here).
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01320
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01322
CLED Agar Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01321
(Cystine-Lactose-Electrolyte Deficient) For isolation and cultivation Spacesaver Plate 150/Pk. R01323
of microorganisms from urine specimens.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01312 Columbia CNA w/5% Sheep Blood, Vancomycin
6g/mL. Selective medium for primary isolation of vancomycin-
resistant enterococci from surveillance cultures.
Clostridium Difficile Agar
w/cefoxitin, cycloserine, fructose, egg yolk. For selective isolation Monoplate 10/Pk. R01316
and differentiation of Clostridium difficile.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01310 Columbia Horse Blood Bi-Layer Medium
For isolation and identification of Listeria monocytogenes. Industrial
Reference: USDA. Not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01477

Chocolate Agar w/ Clostridium Difficile Agar Columbia CNA w/5% Columbia Horse Blood Bi-
Neisseria gonorrhoeae. w/Clostridium difficile. Sheep Blood, Layer Medium w/ Listeria
Vancomycin monocytogenes.
w/vancomycin-resistant
Enterococcus faecalis.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Contact Plates Cornmeal Agar w/Polysorbate 80, Trypan Blue


See Contact Plate section for a complete listing (clcik here). General purpose medium for cultivation of fungi and the
demonstration of chlamydospore production by Candida albicans.
Cooked Meat Medium w/Glucose, Hemin, Monoplate 10/Pk. R01330
Vitamin K
For cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms. Cottonseed Agar
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R060546 For conversion of dimorphic Blastomyces from the mold phase to
D - 7mL 100/Pk. R060544 yeast phase.
E - 10mL, HC 20/Pk. R07086
F - slant 20/Pk. R08298
E - 10mL, HC 100/Pk. R07084
F - 15mL 20/Pk. R08262
CTA Agar
(Cystine Trypticase Agar) For determination of fermentation
Cooked Meat Medium w/Hemin, Vitamin K reactions by fastidious microorganisms such as Neisseria,
For cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms.
pneumococci, streptococci, and nonspore forming anaerobes.
D - 7mL 20/Pk. R060542
CTA Base Control
D - 7mL 100/Pk. R060540
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060572
CTA Base Control
Cornmeal Agar D - 4mL 100/Pk. R060570
General purpose medium for cultivation of fungi. CTA Base Control with Ascitic Fluid
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060682
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01326
CTA w/1% Adonitol
G - PT 20/Pk. R09282
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060580
CTA w/1% Dextrose
Cornmeal Agar w/1% Dextrose D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060588
General purpose medium for cultivation of fungi and the CTA w/1% Dextrose w/Ascitic Fluid
chromogenesis of dermatophytes. D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060686
CTA w/1% Dulcitol
G - PT 20/Pk. R09286
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060596
CTA w/1% Lactose
Cornmeal Agar w/Polysorbate 80 D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060616
General purpose medium for cultivation of fungi and the CTA w/1% Lactose w/Ascitic Fluid
demonstration of chlamydospore production by Candida albicans. D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060694
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01328 CTA w/1% Maltose
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01354 D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060620
G - PT 20/Pk. R09290 CTA w/1% Maltose w/Ascitic Fluid
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060698
CTA w/1% Mannitol
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060624
CTA w/1% Ribose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060644
CTA w/1% Salicin
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060648
CTA w/1% Sorbitol
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060652
CTA w/1% Sucrose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060660
CTA w/1% Sucrose w/Ascitic Fluid
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060710
CTA w/1% Trehalose
Cooked Meat Medium w/ Cornmeal Agar w/
Glucose, Hemin, Polysorbate 80, D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060664
Vitamin K. Trypan Blue w/ CTA w/1% Xylose
Candida albicans.
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R060668

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Prepared Culture Media

CVA Medium D/E Neutralizing Broth


See Campy CVA Medium (click here). For environmental sampling procedures requiring neutralization of
chemical disinfectants to distinguish bacteriostatic and bactericidal
activity. Industrial Reference: COMPF.
Cystine Heart Agar w/Rabbit Blood, Antibiotics
With rabbit blood, antibiotics. For cultivation of Francisella D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060770
tularensis. G - 9mL 20/Pk. R09334
WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112160
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01346

Decarboxylase Broth Arginine


Cystine Tellurite Blood Agar (Arginine Broth) Moeller. For differentiation of gram-negative enteric
For cultivation and isolation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
bacilli based on ability to decarboxylate arginine.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01348
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060754
D - slant 20/Pk. R060734
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060756

Czapek Medium Decarboxylase Broth Lysine


For cultivation of saprophytic fungi, soil bacteria and other
(Lysine Broth) Moeller. For differentiation of gram-negative enteric
microorganisms.
bacilli based on ability to decarboxylate lysine.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01350
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060760
G - PT 20/Pk. R09322
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060758

D Decarboxylase Broth Ornithine


(Ornithine Broth) Moeller. For differentiation of gram-negative
D/E Neutralizing Agar enteric bacilli based on ability to decarboxylate an amino acid.
For environmental sampling procedures requiring neutralization of D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060764
chemical disinfectants to distinguish bacteriostatic and bactericidal D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060762
activity. See also Contact Plate section (click here). Industrial
Reference: COMPF. Decarboxylase Broth Base Control
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01362 Moeller. Control for decarboxylase broths.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09332
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060752
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060750

Cystine Tellurite Czapek Medium w/


Blood Agar w/ Aspergillus brasiliensis.
Corynebacterium
diptheriae.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Dermatophyte Test Medium Diamonds Medium Modified


(DTM) A selective and differential medium for isolation of For cultivation and isolation of Trichomonas.
pathogenic fungi from cutaneous sources. Contains pH indicator.
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07097
Monoplate DP.
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07096
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01365
F - slant 20/Pk. R08352 DNase Test Agar
1 oz. Bottle. 10/Pk. R10067 For detection of deoxyribonuclease activity in microorganisms
including staphylococci, enteric gram-negative bacilli, and
Dermatophyte Test Medium Bactiflask pseudomonads.
(DTM) A selective and differential medium for isolation of
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01375
pathogenic fungi from cutaneous sources. Contains pH indicator.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10254 DNase Test Agar w/Methyl Green
For detection of deoxyribonuclease activity in microorganisms
DermaTube including staphylococci, enteric gram-negative bacilli, and
(DTM) (Dermatophyte Test Medium). For selective and differential pseudomonads. Methyl green dye is added to eliminate
isolation of pathogenic fungi from cutaneous sources. Contains pH the need to flood the plate with HCl.
indicator.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01376
H - 12mL 10/Pk. R241045 F - slant 20/Pk. R08342

Dextrose Ascitic Fluid DNase Test Agar w/Toluidine Blue


For determining fermentation patterns of nutritionally fastidious For detection of deoxyribonuclease activity in microorganisms
microorganisms. including staphylococci, enteric gram-negative bacilli, and
pseudomonads. Toluidine blue is added to eliminate the
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060776
need to flood the plate with HCl.

Dextrose Broth w/Brom Cresol Purple Monoplate 10/Pk. R01377


For differentiation of Staphylococcus and Micrococcus. G- PT 20/Pk. R09340

E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07093


Dubos Polysorbate Albumin Broth
For cultivation of Mycobacterium spp.
DG-18 Agar
(Dichloran Glycerol Agar) For isolation and enumeration of D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060856
xerophilic molds from dried and semi-dried foods. Not intended for D - 5mL 100/Pk. R060854

IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110145

DermaTube w/ DNase Test Agar w/


Trichophyton Toluidine Blue w/
mentagrophytes. Staphylococcus aureus.

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Prepared Culture Media

E EMB Agar, Modified


(HHT) w/lactose, sucrose. For isolation and differentiation of gram-
negative enteric bacilli from clinical and industrial samples.
EC Medium
For detection of coliform bacteria at 37C and Escherichia coli at Monoplate 10/Pk. R01406
44.5C. Industrial Reference: BAM, EPA, SMWW. Not intended for Monoplate 100/Pk. R01405
IVD use.
E - 10mL DT 20/Pk. R07102
Esculin Broth w/0.07% Agar
For detection of esculin hydrolysis by anaerobic microorganisms.
Requires Esculin Hydrolysis Reagent, Part No. 21215.
EC Medium w/MUG
For detection of Escherichia coli in water and food samples by D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060872
a fluorogenic assay procedure. Industrial Reference: BAM. Not
intended for IVD use. Esculin Hydrolysis Agar
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07655
For detection of esculin hydrolysis by aerobic and anaerobic
E -10mL DT 20/Pk. R07657 microorganisms.
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01440
EE Broth Mossel D - slant 20/Pk. R060878
For enrichment and selective isolation of Enterobacteriaceae. Not D - slant 100/Pk. R060876
intended for IVD use.
PB- 100 mL 10/Pk. R112280
Eugon Urea Broth
For detection of urea hydrolysis by microorganisms.
EE Broth Mossel MLT D - 1mL 20/Pk. R060896
For enrichment and selective isolation of Enterobacteriaceae in
foods and animal feed. Industrial Reference: USP. Not intended for Eugonic Broth
IVD use. For cultivation of a variety of microorganisms including Neisseria,
BB Septum - 100mL 10/Pk. R112281
Haemophilus and anaerobic bacteria.
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07104
Egg Yolk Agar E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07105
See McClung-Toabe Agar (click here).

EMB Agar, Levine


For isolation and differentiation of gram-negative enteric bacilli from
clinical and industrial samples. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF,
IDF, USP.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01400
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01402
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01401

EE Broth Mossel MLT. EMB Agar, Levine w/


Escherichia coli.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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F Fluid Sabouraud Medium


See Sabouraud Dextrose Broth 2% (click here).
Fastidious Broth
General purpose growth medium for fastidious microorganisms. Fluid Thioglycollate Medium
w/indicator dextrose. General purpose liquid medium for cultivation
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07664
of aerobes, anaerobes, microaerophilic organisms. Part Nos.
beginning with R11 are for sterility testing according to USP
Fluid A (United States Pharmacopeia). Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM,
w/0.1% peptone (Peptone Fluid) For use as diluting or rinsing fluid COMPF, USP. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USP.
for sterility testing. Not intended for IVD use. Part Nos. beginning with R11 are not intended for IVD use.
BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112492 D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064692
BB Septum - 300mL 10/Pk. R112312 D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064690
BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112302 E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07174
BB Septum - 600mL 10/Pk. R112360 E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07172
PB - 99mL 10/Pk. R113055 E - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R117800
PB -1000 ml 1 Ea. R112314 E - 10mL HC 100/Pk. R117801
SB -100mL 10/Pk. R112490 F - 15mL 20/Pk. R118821
SB -300mL 10/Pk. R112311 F - 18mL 100/Pk. R08846
SB - 400mL 10/Pk. R112493 BB Septum - 100mL 10/Pk. R112646
BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112642
Fluid D SB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112641
w/0.1% peptone, 0.1% Polysorbate 80. For use as diluting or WMB Screw - 100mL 10/Pk. R112640
rinsing fluid for sterility testing. Not Intended for IVD use.
BB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112323
Fluid Thioglycollate Medium
BB Septum - 100mL 10/Pk. R112333
(Double bagged bottle)
BB Septum - 300mL 10/Pk. R112322 WMB-100mL 10/Pk. R112997
BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112303
BB Septum - 600mL 10/Pk. R112365
SB - 300mL 10/Pk. R112321
WMB Lug - 100mL 10/Pk. R112325

Fluid K
w/0.5% peptone, 0.3% beef extract, 1% Polysorbate 80 in water.
For use as diluting or rinsing fluid for sterility testing on samples
containing petrolatum. Not Intended for IVD use.
SB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112332

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
Fluid Thioglycollate B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
Medium in borosilicate C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
bottle w/septum cap. D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Prepared Culture Media

Fraser Broth GN Broth Plastic Tubes


w/Ferric Ammonium Citrate. For selective enrichment and Compatible with automated specimen processing equipment.
detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Industrial Reference: IDF.
PPT - 4mL 20/Pk. R060987
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07671 PPT - 4mL 100/Pk. R060988
G - 10mL 20/Pk. R09358

Fuji Medium H
For isolation of Trichomonas vaginalis with a color indicator for
visual detection. Haemophilus Isolation Agar
w/bacitracin, horse blood. For isolation of Haemophilus spp. from
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07676 respiratory specimens.
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07674
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01470
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01471
G
Haemophilus Test Medium
GC Agar Base (HTM) For antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing of
w/1% GCHI w/o Hemoglobin. For antimicrobial disk diffusion Haemophilus spp.
susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R01503
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01460 15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R04033
15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04030
Haemophilus Test Medium Broth
Gelatin Broth (HTM Broth) For antimicrobial minimal inhibitory concentration
0.4%. For differentiation of Nocardia and Streptomyces spp. (MIC) determinations of Haemophilus spp. Part No. R112380 not
Intended for IVD use.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060942
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07681
Gelatin Infusion Medium CSB - 500mL Each R112380
For cultivation and differentiation of bacteria based on gelatinase
production. HBT Bilayer Medium
(Human Blood-Polysorbate 80) For isolation and identification of
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060956
Gardnerella vaginalis.

Gelatin Medium Monoplate 10/Pk. R01478


(Nutrient Gelatin) 12%. For determination of gelatin liquefaction by
microorganisms. HE Agar
(Hektoen Enteric Agar) For isolation and differentiation of gram-
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060952
negative enteric microorganisms. Industrial Reference: BAM,
COMPF.
GN Broth
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01480
Hajna. Selective enrichment for isolation of gram-negative bacilli,
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01483
especially Salmonella and Shigella. Industrial Reference: USDA.
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01481
D - yellow cap - 5mL 20/Pk. R060992
D - yellow cap - 5mL 100/Pk. R060990
F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08382
F - 10mL 100/Pk. R08380
F - 8mL 100/Pk. R08383
F - 8mL 20/Pk. R08393

GN Broth. Haemophilus Isolation Haemophilus HBT Bilayer Medium HE Agar w/Salmonella


Agar w/Haemophilus Test Medium w/ w/Gardnerella vaginalis. (dark colonies) and
influenzae. Haemophilus influenzae. Shigella (light colonies).

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HE Agar w/Novobiocin Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP


20g/mL. For selective isolation of Salmonella. Not intended for w/Brom Cresol Purple. (Salt Broth) For determination of
IVD use. fermentation reactions of microorganisms, especially streptococci
and enterococci.
Monoplate R01484
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP Base Control
Heart Infusion Agar D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061052

General purpose medium for cultivation and isolation of fastidious Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Adonitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061056
and nonfastidious microorganisms. Industrial Reference: BAM,
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Arabinose
COMPF.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061060
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01486 Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Cellobiose
D - slant 20/Pk. R061012 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061064
D - slant 100/Pk. R061010 Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Dulcitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061072
Heart Infusion Broth Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Galactose
General purpose medium for cultivation and isolation of fastidious D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061080
and nonfastidious microorganisms. Industrial Reference: BAM, Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Glycerol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061084
COMPF.
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Inositol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061032 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061088
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061030 Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Inulin
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061092
Heart Infusion Broth w/6.5% NaCl Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Lactose
w/Brom Cresol Purple. (Salt Broth) For differentiation of D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061096
enterococci from group D streptococci. Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Maltose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061100
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061046 Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Mannitol
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061044 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061104
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Mannose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061108
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Melibiose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061112
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Raffinose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061116
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Rhamnose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061120
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Salicin
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061124
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Sorbitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061128
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Sucrose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061132
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Trehalose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061136
Heart Infusion Broth w/BCP, 1% Xylose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061140

Heart Infusion Broth w/


BCP, 1% Arabinose w/
Enterococcus faecalis (left)
and uninoculated (right).

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Prepared Culture Media

Hektoen Enteric Agar


See HE Agar (click here).
I
Indole Broth
Herrolds Medium (Tryptone Broth) For determination of indole production by
For selective isolation of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Not Enterobacteriaceae.
Intended for IVD use.
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061172
F - slant 20/Pk. R08387 D - 4mL 100/Pk. R061170

Herrolds Medium w/Mycobactin Indole Nitrate Medium


For selective isolation of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Not (Tryptone Nitrate Medium) For determination of indole production
Intended for IVD use. and nitrate reduction by microorganisms. Industrial Reference:
BAM.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08391
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061184
Herrolds Medium w/Mycobactin, Pyruvate
For selective isolation of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. Not Inhibitory Mold Agar
Intended for IVD use. w/chloramphenicol. For primary selective isolation of Histoplasma
capsulatum, dermatophytes, and other pathogenic fungi.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08385
Monoplate - 26mL 10/Pk. R01505
Heterotrophic Plate Count Agar Monoplate - 35mL 10/Pk. R01508
See m-HPC Agar (click here). F - slant 20/Pk. R08412
F - slant 100/Pk. R08410
10/Pk. 10/Pk R10071
Hippurate Broth 1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10070
Sodium Hippurate. For determination of enzymatic hydrolysis of
sodium hippurate. Requires Hippurate Hydrolosis Reagent (12% Inhibitory Mold Agar Bactiflask
Ferric Chloride), Part No. R21221. w/chloramphenicol. For primary selective isolation of Histoplasma
D - 3mL 20/Pk. R061152 capsulatum, dermatophytes and other pathogenic fungi.
D - 3mL 100/Pk. R061150
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10259

Horse Blood Agar Inhibitory Mold Agar w/Gentamicin


See Blood Agar w/GCHI Enrichment (click here) and Blood Agar
w/chloramphenicol. For primary selective isolation of Histoplasma
w/o GCHI Enrichment (click here).
capsulatum, dermatophytes, and other pathogenic fungi.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01506
Horse Blood Bi-Layer Medium
See Columbia Horse Blood Bi-Layer Medium (click here).

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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J L
JEMBEC System w/Thayer Martin Agar Lactose Broth
Improved For detection of coliform bacteria in water, foods, and dairy
See Thayer Martin Agar Improved JEMBEC System, Part No. products according to Standard Methods. Industrial Reference:
R10320 (click here). AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, USDA, USP. Not intended for IVD use.
PB - 990mL 4/Pk. R112409
JEMBEC System w/Thayer Martin Agar Modified WMB Screw-90mL 10/Pk. R112401
See Thayer Martin Agar Modified JEMBEC System, Part No. WMB Lug-100mL 10/Pk. R112404
R10310 (click here).
Lauryl Tryptose Broth, 1X
(LST Broth) (Lauryl Sulfate Tryptose) Standard Method medium
Jones-Kendrick Transport Medium
for detection of coliform bacteria in water, wastewater, and foods.
w/cephalexin. For transport of specimens for isolation of Bordetella
Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, SMWW, USDA.
pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis.
Not intended for IVD use.
D - slant 20/Pk. R061196
E - 1X, 10mL DT 100/Pk. R117260
G - 1X, 10mL DT 20/Pk. R09447
Jordans Tartrate Agar G - 1X, 10mL DT 100/Pk. R09446
(Tartrate Agar) For differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae on the
basis of tartrate utilization.
Lauryl Tryptose Broth, 2X
D - 5mL Butt 20/Pk. R061202 (LST Broth) (Lauryl Sulfate Tryptose) A Standard Methods medium
for detection of coliform bacteria in water, wastewater, and foods.
Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, SMWW, USDA.
K Not intended for IVD use.
G - 2X, 10mL DT 100/Pk. R09450
KBE Agar
(Kanamycin Bile Esculin Agar) For selective isolation and
presumptive identification of Bacteroides fragilis group. Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/MUG, 2X
For detection of Escherichia coli in water and food samples by
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01510
fluorogenic assay procedures. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM,
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01511
COMPF, EPA, SMWW, USDA. Not intended for IVD use.

Kligler Iron Agar G - 10mL DT 20/Pk. R09455

(KIA) For differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae. Industrial Reference:


BAM, COMPF.
D - slant 20/Pk. R061242
D - slant 100/Pk. R061240

JEMBEC System w/ KBE Agar w/ Kligler Iron Agar w/ Lactose Broth in Lauryl Tryptose Broth and
Thayer Martin Agar Bacteroides fragilis. Escherichia coli. Polypropylene Bottle, Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/
Improved w/Neisseria uninoculated. MUG
gonorrhoeae. w/Escherichia coli
under ultraviolet light.

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Prepared Culture Media

LB Agar Letheen Broth


(Luria-Bertani) For cultivation and maintenance of Escherichia coli For testing quaternary ammonium compounds for antimicrobial
for genetic and molecular studies. activity. Industrial Reference: AOAC. Not intended for IVD use.
LB Agar D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061266
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110203 E - 9mL 100/Pk. R117259
LB Agar E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07700
15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R110845 BRB - 90mL 10/Pk. R112420
LB Agar w/Ampicillin, 100g/mL WMB Lug - 99mL 10/Pk. R112423
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110204
LB Agar w/Ampicillin, 100g/mL LIM Broth
15 x 150 mm Plate 10/Pk. R110846
See Todd Hewitt Broth w/Colistin, Nalidixic Acid (click here).
LB Agar w/Chloramphenicol, 25g/mL
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R110220
LB Agar w/Kanamycin, 20g/mL Listeria Enrichment Broth
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110216 For selective enrichment of Listeria spp. Industrial Reference: BAM,
LB Agar w/Kanamycin, 25g/mL COMPF. Not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110238
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07089
LB Agar w/Kanamycin, 25g/mL
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R110226
LB Agar w/Tetracycline, 15g/mL Litmus Milk Medium
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110205 For determination of the action of bacteria on milk and for the
maintenance of lactic acid bacteria. Industrial Reference: COMPF.
LB Broth, 1X D - 9mL 20/Pk. R061276
(Luria-Bertani) For cultivation and maintenance of Escherichia coli
for genetic and molecular studies. Not intended for IVD use. Littman Oxgall Agar
BB - 500mL 4/Pk. R112441 w/Streptomycin. For isolation of fungi, especially dermatophytes.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08462
Letheen Agar
For testing of quaternary ammonium compounds for antimicrobial Loefflers Medium
activity. See also Contact Plate section (click here). Industrial For cultivation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
Reference: AOAC, COMPF. Not intended for IVD use.
D - slant 20/Pk. R061288
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110212
BB - 350mL 10/Pk. R112417
BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112418
Lowenstein-Jensen Gruft
(LJ) w/penicillin, nalidixic acid. For selective isolation of
Mycobacterium spp.
Letheen Agar Modified
For testing of quaternary ammonium compounds for antimicrobial F - slant 20/Pk. R08522
activity. Not Intended for IVD use. F - slant 100/Pk. R08520
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10103
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110214
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10102

Loefflers Medium w/
Corynebacterium
diphtheriae.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Lowenstein-Jensen Medium LSM Agar


(LJ) For cultivation and isolation of Mycobacterium spp. REF (Lipase Salt Mannitol) For isolation and presumptive identification
R09512 for use in semi-quantitative catalase test to aid in of Staphylococcus aureus.
differentiation of Mycobacterium spp.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01540
F - slant 20/Pk. R08502
F - slant 100/Pk. R08500 Luria Agar
G - slant 20/Pk. R09506 (Luria-Bertani) See LB Agar (click here).
G - slant 100/Pk. R09504
G - 5mL butt 20/Pk. R09512
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10101 Luria Broth
1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10100 (Luria-Bertani) See LB Luria Broth (click here).

Lowenstein-Jensen Medium w/2.5% Ferric Lysine Decarboxylase Broth


Ammonium Citrate See Decarboxylase Broth Lysine (click here).
For iron uptake reaction by Mycobacterium spp.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08526 Lysine Iron Agar
(LIA) For differentiation of enteric microorganisms based on their
Lowenstein-Jensen Medium w/5% NaCl ability to deaminate or decarboxylate lysine and produce hydrogen
(LJ) For detection of sodium chloride tolerance to aid in the sulfide. Industrial Reference: BAM.
differentiation of Mycobacterium spp. D - slant 20/Pk. R061302
D - slant 100/Pk. R061300
F - slant 20/Pk. R08518

Lowenstein-Jensen Mycobactocel Lysozyme Broth


(LJ) w/cycloheximide, lincomycin, nalidixic acid. For selective For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes.
isolation of Mycobacterium spp. D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061308

F - slant 20/Pk. R08532


F - slant 100/Pk. R08530 Lysozyme Control Broth
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10105 (Glycerol Broth) Control medium for Lysozyme Broth.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R060972
LPM Agar
(Lithium chloride, Phenylethyl alcohol, Moxalactam) For selective
isolation of Listeria monocytogenes. Industrial Reference: BAM.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01525

Lowenstein-Jensen Lowenstein-Jensen LSM Agar w/ Lysine Iron Agar w/


Medium w/ Medium w/ Staphylococcus aureus. Escherichia coli.
Mycobacterium avium Mycobacterium
and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in
tuberculosis. 1 oz. bottle.

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M MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol


(SMAC) For selective and differential isolation of sorbitol-negative
Escherichia coli associated with verotoxin production, especially
M Broth O157:H7. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF.
For detection of Salmonella in dried foods and feeds. Industrial
Reference: COMPF. Not intended for IVD use. Monoplate 10/Pk. R01556
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01561
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07326
G - PT 20/Pk. R09548

m ENDO Agar LES MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol, Cefixime, Tellurite


For cultivation and enumeration of coliform bacteria from water by (CT-SMAC) For selective and differential isolation of sorbitol-
membrane filtration method. Not Intended for IVD use. negative Escherichia coli associated with verotoxin production,
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01426 especially O157:H7. Part No. R110241 is not intended for IVD use.
15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R01425
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110241

m Enterococcus Agar MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol, MUG


For selective isolation and enumeration of enterococci by
For selective and differential isolation of sorbitol-negative
membrane filtration or by direct plating. Industrial Reference:
Escherichia coli associated with verotoxin production.
COMPF, SMWW. Not intended for IVD use.
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01563
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01430

MacConkey Agar w/o Crystal Violet


m HPC Agar For taxonomic separation of rapidly growing mycobacteria.
(Heterotrophic Plate Count Agar) For cultivation and enumeration
of microorganisms from water by membrane filtration method and Monoplate 10/Pk. R01558
heterotrophic plate count technique. Not intended for IVD use. G - PT 20/Pk. R09538

Monoplate 10/Pk. R01500


MacConkey Broth
For presumptive identification of coliforms using harmonized
MacConkey Agar pharmacopial guidelines. Also used in broth method for ProSpecT
For selective and differential isolation of gram-negative bacilli on STEC Microplate Assay, Part No. R2474096. USP.
the basis of lactose fermentation. Industrial Reference: BAM,
COMPF, SMWW, USP. D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061336
PB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112456
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01550
WMB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112454
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01552
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01551
Spacesaver Plate 150/Pk. R01562
D - slant 20/Pk. R061322

MacConkey Agar w/MUG


For isolation and presumptive identification of Escherichia coli by a
fluorogenic assay procedure.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01554

MacConkey Agar MacConkey Agar w/ MUG MacConkey Agar w/ MacConkey Agar w/


w/Escherichia coli. w/Escherichia coli under Sorbitol w/Escherichia coli Sorbitol, MUG w/
ultraviolet light. O157:H7. Escherichia coli O157:H7
under ultraviolet light.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Malonate Broth McClung-Toabe Agar


Ewing Modification. For differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae based w/neomycin (Modified McClung-Toabe Agar) (Anaerobic Lecithin-
on malonate utilization. Lipase Agar) (Egg Yolk Agar) For isolation and differentiation of
Clostridium spp. by detection of lecithinase and lipase activity.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061326
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01056
Malt Extract Agar
For isolation and enumeration of yeast and molds. Industrial MDG Medium, Rapid
reference: COMPF. See also Contact Plate (click here) section. Not See Rapid MDG Medium (click here).
intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01567 MEP Agar
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01565 (Mannitol, Egg Yolk, Polymyxin B Agar) (MYP) For selective and
differential isolation of Bacillus spp. Industrial Reference: AOAC,
Mannitol Agar BAM. Not intended for IVD use.
For cultivation of Acinetobacter and other bacteria that utilize Monoplate 10/Pk. R01584
mannitol as a carbon source to produce fermentation reactions.
Not intended for IVD use.
Middlebrook 7H10 Agar
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110248 For cultivation and isolation of Mycobacterium spp. Part No.
R09565 requires addition of OADC enrichment, Part No. R450600.
Mannitol Salt Agar Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01600
(MSA) For selective isolation, differentiation, and enumeration of F - slant 20/Pk. R08562
staphylococci. Industrial Reference: BAM, USP. F - slant 100/Pk. R08560

Monoplate 10/Pk. R01580 G - PT 20/Pk. R09565

Monoplate 100/Pk. R01587


Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01581 Middlebrook 7H11 Agar
For cultivation and isolation of Mycobacterium spp.
Mannitol Salt Agar w/Oxacillin Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01605
4g/mL. For selective isolation of methicillin-resistant 15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R01603
staphylococci. F - slant 20/Pk. R08572
F - slant 100/Pk. R08570
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01583
1 oz. Bottle 20/Pk. R10111
1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10110
Martin-Lewis Agar
See Thayer Martin Agar Improved (click here).

McCarthy Agar
For isolation and differentiation of Gardnerella vaginalis.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01590

Mannitol Salt Agar w/ Mannitol Salt Agar w/


Staphylococcus aureus. Oxacillin w/
Staphylococcus aureus.

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Prepared Culture Media

Middlebrook 7H11 Agar Thin Pour Mitis Salivarius Agar


For rapid detection of Mycobacterium spp. using microcolony For selective isolation of Streptococcus spp.
method.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01615
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01606
Modified Oxford Agar
Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/Glycerol (MOX) For selective isolation of Listeria monocytogenes. Not
For cultivation and isolation of Mycobacterium spp. intended for IVD use.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R061346 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01613
D - 2mL 100/Pk. R061344
Mossel EE Broth
Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/Polysorbate 80 See EE Broth Mossel (click here).
(Tellurite Reduction Medium) For differentiation of Mycobacterium
spp. based on tellurite reduction. Requires Potassium Tellurite
Reagent, Part No. R21254.
Mossel EE Broth MLT
See EE Broth Mossel MLT (click here).
G - 5mL 20/Pk. R09558
G - 5mL 100/Pk. R09556
Motility B Medium
For motility testing of nonfermenting, gram-negative rods.
MIL Medium
(Motility Indole Lysine Medium) For differentiation of D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061392
Enterobacteriaceae.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061350
Motility B Medium w/TTC Indicator
For motility testing of nonfermenting gram-negative
rods. Tetrazolium dye added to aid in detection of motile
MIO Medium microorganisms.
(Motility Indole Ornithine Medium) For differentiation of
Enterobacteriaceae. Industrial Reference: BAM. D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061394

D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061366


D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061364
Motility GI Medium
For motility testing of Enterobacteriaceae. Semi-solid gelatin heart
infusion medium.
Mitchison 7H11 Selective Agar
w/carbenicillin, polymyxin B, amphotericin B, trimethoprim. For D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061400
selective isolation of mycobacteria from specimens containing D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061398
mixed flora.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01610
Motility S Medium
For demonstration of motility and nitrate reduction in
15 x 60mm Plate 16/Pk. R01612
F - slant 20/Pk. R08576
microorganisms.
F - slant 100/Pk. R08574 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061404

Middlebrook 7H11 Middlebrook 7H9 Broth MIO Medium w/


Agar Thin Pour w/ w/ Polysorbate 80 w/ Escherichia coli.
Mycobacterium Mycobacterium
tuberculosis. tuberculosis.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Motility Test Medium Mucate Medium


For motility testing of microorganisms. Industrial Reference: (Mucic Acid) For differentiation of Shigella and nonmotile
AOAC, COMPF. Escherichia coli based on mucic acid utilization.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061410 D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061462
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061408
Mueller Hinton Agar
Motility Test Medium w/TTC Indicator For antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing. Industrial
For motility testing of microorganisms. Tetrazolium dye added to Reference: BAM, COMPF.
aid in detection of motility.
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R01620
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061414 15 x 100mm Plate 100/Pk. R01624
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061412 15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R04050
15 x 100mm Plate 40/Pk. R04052
MRS Agar G - PT 20/Pk. R09592

(Man, Rogosa, Sharpe Agar) For cultivation and isolation of


Lactobacillus spp. and gram-positive cocci. Industrial Reference: Mueller Hinton Agar w/1% Hemoglobin, 1% GCHI
COMPF, IDF. Enrichment
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01585
(Chocolate Mueller Hinton) For isolation and cultivation of fastidious
microorganisms.
MRS Broth 15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R01627
(Man, Rogosa, Sharpe Broth) For cultivation of Lactobacillus spp. 15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04059
and differentiation of gram-positive cocci. Industrial Reference:
COMPF, IDF. Mueller Hinton Agar w/2% NaCl
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R061428
For use with antibiotic gradient based systems for determination of
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R061426
methicillin and oxacillin susceptibility of staphylococci.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01621
MRSA, Spectra
See Spectra MRSA (click here). Mueller Hinton Agar w/4% NaCl, Oxacillin
(MRSA Screen Agar) 6g/mL oxacillin. For screening
MR-VP Broth Staphylococcus aureus for resistance to penicillinase-resistant
(Methyl Red Voges-Proskauer Broth) For the differentiation of penicillins, i.e., methicillin, nafcillin, and oxacillin.
enteric gram-negative bacilli. Requires addition of Methyl Red, Monoplate 10/Pk. R01626
Part No. R21236; Voges Proskauer A, Part No. R21200; and
Voges Proskauer B, Part No. R21281. Industrial Reference: BAM,
SMWW, USDA.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R061432
D - 2mL 100/Pk. R061430
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061436
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061434

Motility Test Medium MR-VP Broth w/ Mucate Medium w/ Mueller Hinton Agar w/ Mueller Hinton Agar w/
w/TTC w/Listeria Escherichia coli. Shigella flexneri and Susceptibility Disks 4% NaCl, Oxacillin w/
monocytogenes. Escherichia coli. w/Pseudomonas methicillin-resistant
aeruginosa. Staphylococcus aureus.

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Prepared Culture Media

Mueller Hinton Agar w/5% Sheep Blood Mycobiotic Agar


For antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing of (Mycocel Agar) w/chloramphenicol, cycloheximide. For selective
Streptococcus spp. isolation of pathogenic fungi from clinical specimens which may be
contaminated with bacteria and saprophytic fungi.
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R01622
15 x 100mm Plate 100/Pk. R01623 Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01630
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R04055 Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01646
15 x 100mm Plate 40/Pk. R04057 F - slant 20/Pk. R08602
F - slant 100/Pk. R08600
Mueller Hinton Broth 1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10131
For the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. Part No. 1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10130

R112474 not intended for IVD use.


Mycobiotic Agar, Bactiflask
D - 1mL 20/Pk. R061472
(Mycocel Agar) w/chloramphenicol, cycloheximide; For selective
D - 1mL 100/Pk. R061470
isolation of pathogenic fungi from clinical specimens which may be
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061480
contaminated with bacteria and saprophytic fungi.
D - 4mL 100/Pk. R061478
F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08596 1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10264
F - 10mL 100/Pk. R08594
BB - 500mL 4/Pk. R112474
Mycological Agar
(Mycophil Agar) For cultivation and maintenance of yeast and
Mueller Hinton Broth w/2% Fildes Enrichment molds.
For cultivation of Haemophilus spp. and other bacteria.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08608
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061496

Mycological Agar, Low pH


Mueller Hinton Broth w/Cations (Mycophil Agar) For cultivation of yeast and molds; lower pH allows
(Ca, Mg) For cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. Part for selective isolation of fungi by inhibiting most contaminating
No. R112475 not intended for IVD use. bacteria. Not intended for IVD use.
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07128 BB - 350mL 10/Pk. R112457
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07127
G - 25mL 20/Pk. R09598
Mycological Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
BB - 500mL 4/Pk. R112475
See Contact Plate Section (click here).

Mueller Hinton Broth w/Cations, LHB


w/laked horse blood, Ca, Mg. Used for the isolation and/or
differentiation of microorganisms. Not intended for IVD use.
CSB - 100mL Each R112478

Mycobiotic Agar w/ Mycobiotic Agar Mycological Agar


Candida albicans. Bactiflask w/ w/Trichophyton
Candida albicans. mentagrophytes.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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MycoTube Nitrite Broth


(Mycobiotic Agar) w/chloramphenicol, cycloheximide. Selective For determination of nitrite utilization by Neisseria spp. and other
medium for the isolation of pathogenic fungi from clinical microorganisms.
specimens which may be contaminated with bacteria and
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R061552
saprophytic fungi. MYP Agar See MEP Agar (click here).
H - 12mL 10/Pk. R241055 Nutrient Agar
General purpose medium for cultivation of less fastidious
MYP Agar microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF,
See MEP Agar (click here). SMD.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01640

N D - slant
D - slant
20/Pk.
100/Pk.
R061572
R061570
F - 10mL PT 20/Pk. R08622
Nickerson Agar G - 22mL PT 20/Pk. R09626
See BiGGY Agar (click here).
Nutrient Broth
Nitrate Agar General purpose medium for the cultivation of less fastidious
For determination of nitrate reduction by bacteria. Requires Nitrate microorganisms.
Reagent A, Part No. R21239 and Nitrate Reagent B, Part No. D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061582
R21242. D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061580
D - slant 20/Pk. R061526 WMB Lug-100mL 10/Pk. R112482

Nitrate Broth Nutrient Gelatin


For determination of nitrate reduction by bacteria. Requires Nitrate See Gelatin Medium (click here).
Reagent A, Part No. R21239 and Nitrate Reagent B, Part No.
R21242. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF, SMD.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061532
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R061530
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R061536
D - 7mL DT 100/Pk. R061534

Nitrate Substrate Broth


For determination of nitrate reduction by AFB. Requires Nitrate
Reagent A for AFB, Part No. R21243 and Nitrate Reagent B for
AFB, Part No. R21244.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R061548

MycoTube w/o and Nitrate Substrate Broth


w/Candida albicans. w/Mycobacterium
tuberculosis.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Prepared Culture Media

O ONPG Broth
For determination of beta-D-galactosidase activity of
Enterobacteriaceae and other microorganisms.
OF King Medium
For determination of oxidative and fermentative metabolism of D - 1mL 20/Pk. R062032
carbohydrates by gram-negative bacilli. D - 1mL 100/Pk. R062030

OF King Medium Base Control


D - 15mL 20/Pk. R061903 Ornithine Decaroxylase Broth
OF King Medium w/1% Dextrose See Decarboxylase Broth Ornithine (click here).
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061919
OF King Medium w/1% Galactose Oxford Medium
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061930 For selective isolation of Listeria monocytogenes. Industrial
OF King Medium w/1% Lactose
Reference: BAM, COMPF, IDF, USDA. Not intended for IVD use.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061947
OF King Medium w/1% Maltose Monoplate 10/Pk. R110300
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061951
OF King Medium w/1% Mannitol Oxford Agar Modified
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061955 See Modified Oxford Agar (click here).
OF King Medium w/1% Sucrose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061991
OF King Medium w/1% Xylose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R061999
P
PEA Agar w/ Sheep Blood
OF Medium See Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar w/5% Sheep Blood (click here).
(Hugh-Liefson) For determination of oxidative and fermentative
metabolism of carbohydrates by gram-negative bacilli. Industrial
Reference: BAM. Peptone Fluid
See Fluid A (click here).
OF Medium Base Control
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061902
OF Medium w/1% Arabinose Peptone Yeast Glucose Broth
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061910 (PYG) w/hemin and vitamin K. For determining fermentation
OF Medium w/1% Dextrose reactions and metabolic end-products of anaerobic bacteria.
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061918
D - 9mL 20/Pk. R062150
OF Medium w/1% Dextrose
D - 9mL 100/Pk. R062148
D - 4mL 100/Pk. R061916
OF Medium w/1% Fructose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061926 Phenol Red Agar Base Control
OF Medium w/1% Galactose Control for phenol red agars.
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061930
D - slant 20/Pk. R062502
OF Medium w/1% Lactose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061946
OF Medium w/1% Mannitol
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061954
OF Medium w/1% Mannose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061958
OF Medium w/1% Sucrose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061990
OF Medium w/1% Xylose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061998
OF Medium w/10% Dextrose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R062012
OF Medium w/10% Lactose
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R062016
OF Medium w/1% Maltose
OF Medium w/Galactose OFPBL Medium w/
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R061950 w/Burkholderia cepacia. Burkholderia cepacia.

OFPBL Medium
w/ polymyxin B, bacitracin, lactose. For isolation of Burkholderia
cepacia complex from respiratory secretions of patients with cystic
fibrosis.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01653

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Phenol Red Agar w/10% Lactose Phenylalanine Agar


For determination of fermentation reactions by microorganisms. For differentiation of enteric bacilli based on deamination of
phenylalanine. Requires 10% Ferric Chloride, Part No. R21514 or
D - slant 20/Pk. R062564
Part No. R21218. Industrial Reference: BAM.

Phenol Red Broth D - slant 20/Pk. R062182


For determination of fermentation reactions by microorganisms. D - slant 100/Pk. R062180

Phenol Red Broth Base Control


D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062202
Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar w/5% sheep blood
(PEA Agar w/ Sheep Blood) For selective isolation of gram-positive
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Adonitol
cocci.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062212
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Arabinose Monoplate 10/Pk. R01660
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062222 Monoplate 100/Pk. R01662
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Cellobiose Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01661
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062232
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Dextrose
Phosphate Buffer w/1% Peptone
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062242
(Buffered Peptone Water) For use as a pre-enrichment for isolation
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Dulcitol
of Salmonella from various food sources. Not intended for IVD use.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062252
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Fructose PB - 90mL 10/Pk. R112088
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062272 PB - 225mL 10/Pk. R112034
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Galactose Plastic- 400mL 10/Pk. R112033
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062282
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Glycerol
Phosphate Buffer w/MgCl
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062292
pH 7.2 (Buffered Water) APHA Formulation. For use as a diluent
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Inositol
in microbial limit testing of food and water. Industrial Reference:
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062302
AOAC, APHA. Not intended for IVD use.
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Lactose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062322 E - 9mL R07770
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Lactose F - 9mL 100/Pk. R118610
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062326 BB Septum - 90mL 10/Pk. R112522
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Maltose SB-20mL crimp 10/Pk. R112531
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062332 SB-20mL open crimp 10/Pk. R112530
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Mannitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062342
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Mannose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062352
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Melibiose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062362
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Raffinose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062372
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Rhamnose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062382
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Salicin
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062402
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Sorbitol
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062412
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Sucrose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062432
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Trehalose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062442
Phenol Red Broth w/1% Xylose
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062452

Phenol Red Broth w/1%


Maltose w/ positive
Proteus penneri (left) and
negative Proteus
mirabilis (right).

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Prepared Culture Media

Phosphate Buffer w/Polysorbate 80 Plate Count Agar


(4%) For use as a diluent in microbial limit testing. Industrial Standard Methods Agar) (TGY: Tryptone-Glucose-Yeast Extract)
Reference: USP. Not intended for IVD use. For microbial plate counts from milk, dairy products, food, water,
and other specimens of sanitary importance. Part No. R062602 for
PB - 90mL 10/Pk. R112527
cultivation, storage, and shipment of bacterial isolates. Industrial
Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, IDF, SMD, USDA. Not
Phosphate Buffer Saline 0.01M PBS .02% Poly80 intended for IVD use.
Remel 0.01 M Phosphate Buffered Saline w/0.02% Polysorbate
80 (PBST) is a liquid medium recommended for qualitative use Monoplate 10/Pk. R01685
to reduce non-specific binding during wash procedures used in D - slant 20/Pk. R062602
microbial sampling, culture and surveillance methods. G - PT 20/Pk. R09642
G - PT 100/Pk. R09640
PBST - 50mL 10/Pk. R112502 BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112590
BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112591
Phosphate Buffer, Butterfields BRB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112589
pH 7.2 For use as a diluent in microbial limit testing of
pharmaceutical products and food testing. Industrial Reference: PLET Agar
BAM, USDA, USP. Not intended for IVD use. For selective isolation of Bacillus anthracis. Not Intended for IVD
use.
CSB - 225mL 20/Pk. R112037
CSB - 400mL 20/Pk. R112090 Monoplate 10/Pk. R110322
PB - 90mL 10/Pk. R112526
PB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112519
Polysorbate 80, 0.02%
PB - 1000mL Each R112520
For MIC dilution.
Poly Vial - 9mL 100/Pk. R117051
G - 25mL 100/Pk. R14503
Phosphate Buffer, Butterfields w/0.1% Peptone
For use as a diluent in microbial limits testing. Not intended for IVD Polysorbate 80, 10%
use. For detection of catalase production by Mycobacterium spp.
10mL/Vial.
E - 9mL 100/Pk. R07601
F - 9mL 100/Pk. R118090 10mL/Vial Each R21275

Phosphate Buffered Saline Polysorbate 80 Hydrolysis Substrate Concentrate


(Cold Enrichment Broth) pH 7.6. For cultivation of Yersinia For differentiation of Mycobacterium spp. based on lipase
enterocolitica. production and the hydrolysis of Polysorbate 80. 5mL/15x103mm
Tube.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R062582
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R062580 D - 5mL Each R21276

Pill Pocket System Porphyrin Test Agar


See Thayer Martin Agar Improved (click here). For speciation of Haemophilus based on the ability to convert
delta-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) to porphyrins.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01688

Porphyrin Test Agar


Phosphate Buffer, Phosphate Buffer Saline
w/Haemophilus parainfluenzae
Butterfields in 0.01M PBS .02% Poly80.
under ultraviolet light.
polypropylene bottle.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Positive Inoculum Broth Potato Flake Agar


See Todd Hewitt Broth w/0.1% Polysorbate 80 (click here). For identification of fungi.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01702
Potassium Chloride Solution F - slant 20/Pk. R08659
pH 2.2, 0.2M For use as a pretreatment to increase yield of G - PT 20/Pk. R09658
Legionella from clinical specimens.
D - 4.5mL 20/Pk. R062621 Potato Flake Agar Bactiflask
D - 4.5mL 100/Pk. R062620 For identification of fungi.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10266
Potassium Nitrate Assimilation Agar
For identification of yeast. Potato Flake Agar Slide Culture Plate
E - slant 20/Pk. R07774 For morphological and microscopic identification of fungi.
Individually wrapped plates (IWP).
Potato Dextrose Agar Slide Culture Plate 10/Pk. R20533
pH 5.6 For cultivation, identification and enumeration of yeast and
fungi. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF, USP. Part No. R112534 PPLO Agar
and Part No. R112535 Not intended for IVD use. w/horse serum, amphotericin B, penicillin, thallium acetate. For
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01695 selective isolation of Mycoplasma spp.
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01693 Monoplate 10/Pk. R20261
F - slant 20/Pk. R08652 15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R20260
F - slant 100/Pk. R08650
G - PT 20/Pk. R09656
G - PT 100/Pk. R09654
PPLO Agar w/Methylene Blue
BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112534
w/horse serum, amphotericin B, penicillin, thalium acetate. For
BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112535
selective isolation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Methylene blue is
inhibitory to other Mycoplasma spp.
Potato Dextrose Agar pH 3.5 15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R20262
For cultivation, identification, and enumeration of yeast and fungi.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01697
PPLO Broth
w/horse serum, yeast extract. For cultivation of Mycoplasma spp.
Potato Dextrose Agar Slide Culture Plate D - 5mL 20/Pk. R20360
For morphological and microscopic identification of fungi.
Individually wrapped plates (IWP).
Slide Culture Plate 10/Pk. R20532

Potato Dextrose Agar w/ Potato Dextrose Agar Potato Flake Agar PPLO Agar w/
Trichophyton rubrum. Slide Culture Plate w/ Bactiflask w/ Mycoplasma
Aspergillus brasilinsis. Candida albicans. pneumoniae.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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PPLO Broth, Selective PRAS Gelatin Medium


w/horse serum, yeast extract, penicillin, thalium acetate, (VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For determination of
amphotericin B. gelatin liquefaction by anaerobic bacteria.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R20362 E - 5mL RS 20/Pk. R05065

PRAS BHI Broth PRAS Indole Nitrate Medium


(VPI) (Brain Heart Infusion Broth) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic (VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For determination of
Sterilized) For cultivation of anaerobic bacteria. indole production and nitrate reduction by anaerobic bacteria.
E - 5mL RS 20/Pk. R05027 E - 5mL RS 20/Pk. R05059

PRAS Cary-Blair PRAS Milk


(VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For transport of clinical (VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For determination of the
specimens for anaerobic culture. action of bacteria on milk.
D - 7mL Butt, HC 100/Pk. R05039 E - 5mL RS 20/Pk. R05070

PRAS Chopped Meat Agar Slant PRAS PY


(VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For enhanced production (VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) w/peptone and yeast. For
of spores in Clostridium spp. the differentiation of anaerobic bacteria.
E - slant RS 20/Pk. R05033 PRAS PY Base Control
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05161

PRAS Chopped Meat Broth PRAS PY Arabinose


E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05171
(VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) (Chopped Meat Medium)
PRAS PY Arginine
For cultivation of anaerobic bacteria.
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05173
E - 7mL RS 20/Pk. R05031 PRAS PY Bile
D - 7.5mL HC 20/Pk. R05035 E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05175
PRAS PY Cellobiose
PRAS Chopped Meat Carbohydrate E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05177
(VPI) (Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For cultivation of PRAS PY Erythritol
anaerobic bacteria. E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05183
PRAS PY Esculin
D - 7.5mL HC 20/Pk. R05047 E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05181
D - 7.5mL HC 100/Pk. R05046 PRAS PY Fructose
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05187
PRAS Cooked Meat Glucose PRAS PY Galactose
(Pre-Reduced Anaerobic Sterilized) For cultivation of anaerobic E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05189
bacteria. PRAS PY Glucose
D - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R05194
D - 7.5mL HC 20/Pk. R05055 PRAS PY Glucose
D - 7.5mL HC 100/Pk. R05054 E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05191
PRAS PY Glucose Agar Slant
E - slant, RS 20/Pk. R05192
PRAS PY Glucose w/Formate, Fumarate
D - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R05186
PRAS PY Glucose w/Polysorbate 80
D - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R05198
PRAS PY Glucose w/Polysorbate 80
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05197
PRAS PY Glycerol
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05199
PRAS PY Glycogen
PRAS BHI Broth w/ E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05201
Bacteroides fragilis. PRAS PY Inositol
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05205
PRAS PY Lactate
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05211
PRAS PY Lactose
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05213

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PRAS PY continued Presence-Absence Broth


For detection of coliforms in treated water. Industrial Reference:
PRAS PY Maltose SMWW. Not intended for IVD use.
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05217 BB - 50mL 10/Pk. R112511
PRAS PY Mannitol
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05219
PRAS PY Mannose
Pseudomonas Cepacia Agar
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05221
See Burkholderia Cepacia Agar (click here).
PRAS PY Melezitose
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05223 Pseudomonas F Agar
PRAS PY Melibiose (FLO Agar) For differentiation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05225 other Pseudomonas spp. based on fluorescein production.
PRAS PY Raffinose Industrial Reference: BAM, USP.
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05231
PRAS PY Rhamnose Monoplate 10/Pk. R01710
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05233 D - slant 20/Pk. R062632
PRAS PY Ribose D - slant 100/Pk. R062630
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05235
PRAS PY Salicin Pseudomonas Isolation Agar
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05241 For selective isolation and differentiation of Pseudomonas spp.
PRAS PY Sorbitol based on pigment formation.
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05243
PRAS PY Starch Monoplate 10/Pk. R01712
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05245
PRAS PY Sucrose Pseudomonas P Agar
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05247 (TECH Agar) For differentiation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
PRAS PY Threonine from other Pseudomonas spp. based on pyocyanin production.
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05249 Industrial Reference: BAM, USP.
PRAS PY Trehalose
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05251 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01714

PRAS PY Xylan D - slant 20/Pk. R062638

E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05255 D - slant 100/Pk. R062636

PRAS PY Xylose
E - 3mL RS 20/Pk. R05257

Pseudomonas F Agar Pseudomonas Isolation Pseudomonas P Agar


w/Pseudomonas Agar w/Pseudomonas w/Pseudomonas
fluorescens under aeruginosa. aeruginosa.
UV light.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Purple Broth PYR Broth


For determination of fermentation reactions by microorganisms, For presumptive identification of group A streptococci and
especially enteric bacilli. enterococci. Requires PYR Reagent, Part No. R21258 or Part No.
R21544.
Purple Broth Base Control
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062756 D - 0.5mL 20/Pk. R062085
Purple Broth Base Control
D - 7mL DT 100/Pk. R062754
Pyrazinamidase Agar
Purple Broth w/1% Adonitol
For differentiation of Mycobacterium spp. on the basis of
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062766
pyrazinamidase activity.
Purple Broth w/1% Arabinose
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062776 D - 5mL BT 20/Pk. R07138
Purple Broth w/1% Cellobiose
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062786
Purple Broth w/1% Dextrose R
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062796
Purple Broth w/1% Dulcitol R2A Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062806 For performing heterotrophic plate count of treated potable water.
Purple Broth w/1% Fructose Industrial Reference: SMWW. Not intended for IVD use.
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062816
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01722
Purple Broth w/1% Galactose
Monoplate 100/Pk. R110722
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062826
15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R01723
Purple Broth w/1% Inositol
G - 12mL PT 100/Pk. R119690
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062846
G - 22mL PT 100/Pk. R09667
Purple Broth w/1% Inulin
BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112542
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062856
BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112543
Purple Broth w/1% Lactose
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062866
Purple Broth w/1% Maltose Rabbit Blood Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062876 See Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Rabbit Blood).
Purple Broth w/1% Mannitol
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062886
Rapid Fermentation Agar
Purple Broth w/1% Melibiose
(RFA) For rapid detection of acid production by Neisseria spp. and
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062906
other fastidious microorganisms.
Purple Broth w/1% Raffinose
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062916 Rapid Fermentation Agar Base Control
Purple Broth w/1% Rhamnose D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064002
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062926 Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% Dextrose
Purple Broth w/1% Salicin D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064022
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062946 Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% Fructose
Purple Broth w/1% Sorbitol D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064032
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062956 Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% Lactose
Purple Broth w/1% Sucrose D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064042
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062966 Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% Maltose
Purple Broth w/1% Trehalose D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064052
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R062976 Rapid Fermentation Agar w/2% Sucrose
Purple Broth w/1% Xylose D - 0.7mL 20/Pk. R064072
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R063006

PYR Broth w/ Pyrazinamidase Agar Rapid Fermentation


Enterococcus faecalis. w/Mycobacterium Agars Control, Sucrose,
intracellulare. Dextrose, Fructose,
Maltose, Lactose w/
N. gonorrhoeae.

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Rapid MDG Medium Regan-Lowe Semi-Solid Transport Medium


For the differentation of Enterococcus spp. E. casseliflavus and E. For transport and selective isolation of Bordetella pertussis and
gallinarum are MDG positive. E. faecalis and E. faecium are MDG Bordetella parapertussis.
negative.
D - 0.5mL 20/Pk. R064141
D - 0.5mL 20 Tubes/Pk. R061340
Reinforced Medium for Clostridia MLT
Rapid Trehalose Assimilation Broth For cultivation and enumeration of Clostridium spp. and other
(RAT Broth) For rapid presumptive identification of Candida anaerobes. Industrial Reference: USP, EP.
glabrata.
BB Septum- 100mL 10/Pk. R112548
0.2mL/Tube 20 Tubes/Pk. R064856
Rice Extract Agar
Rapid Tributyrin w/o dextrose, w/0.3% Polysorbate 80. For detection of
For rapid presumptive identification of Moraxella catarrhalis based chlamydospore production by yeast, especially Candida albicans.
on tributyrin hydrolysis.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09672
D - 0.7mL 20 Tubes/Pk. R064854
RIOT Agar
Rapid Urea Broth (Rice Infusion, Oxgall, Polysorbate 80) For detection of germ tubes
See Urea Broth, Rapid (click here). and chlamydospores by Candida albicans.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09680
Rappaport-Vassiliadis Broth
(R-V Broth) For the selective enrichment of Salmonella spp. from Rose Bengal Agar
food and water. Industrial References: AOAC, BAM. w/chloramphenicol. For selective cultivation, isolation, and
10mL 100/Pk. R117660 enumeration of yeast and molds from environmental specimens
and food. Not intended for IVD use.
Rappaport-Vassiliadis Salmonella Enrichment Monoplate 10/Pk. R110366
Broth MLT
For the selective enrichment of Salmonella spp. Industrial RPMI 1640 Agar w/MOPS and 2% Glucose
Reference: USP. Not intended for IVD use. For use with antibiotic gradient-based systems for susceptibility
testing of Candida spp.
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R117661
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R117662 15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04067

Reducible Blood Agar R-V Broth


See Anaerobic Reducible Blood Agar (click here). See Rappaport-Vassiliadis Broth (click here).

Regan-Lowe Medium R-VS Broth MLT


See Charcoal Blood Agar (click here). See Rappaport-Vassiliadis Salmonella Enrichment Broth MLT
(click here).

Rapid MDG Medium w/ Rapid Trehalose RIOT Agar w/


positive E. casseliflavus Assimilation Broth Candida albicans.
(left) and negative w/positive test -
E. faecalis (right). Candida glabrata
(left and center)
and negative test -
Candida albicans (right).

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S Sabouraud Dextrose Agar


pH 5.6 For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi. Industrial
Reference: BAM, COMPF, USP. Part No. R112550, Part No.
SABHI Agar R112551, and Part No. R112562 not intended for IVD use.
(Sabouraud Dextrose with Brain Heart Infusion Agar) For cultivation
and isolation of pathogenic fungi. Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01768
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01766
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01750
G - PT 100/Pk. R09744
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01749
G - slant 20/Pk. R09747
F - slant 20/Pk. R08692
G - slant 100/Pk. R09746
F - slant 100/Pk. R08690
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10156
1 oz. Bottle 100/Pk. R10155
SABHI Agar w/Blood BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112550
(Sabouraud Dextrose with Brain Heart Infusion Agar) 5% sheep BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112551
blood. For cultivation and isolation of pathogenic fungi. BRB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112562

Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01752


F - slant 20/Pk. R08696 Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Bactiflask
pH 5.6 For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi. Lower pH
enhances growth of fungi, especially dermatophytes and is slightly
SABHI Agar w/Blood, Gentamicin
inhibitory to bacteria. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF, USP.
(Sabouraud Dextrose w/Brain Heart Infusion Agar) 5% sheep
blood. For selective isolation of pathogenic fungi. Gentamicin 1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10268
inhibits some gram-negative bacteria.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08703 Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Chloramphenicol
pH 5.6 For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi.
SABHI Agar w/Chloramphenicol BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112552
(Sabouraud Dextrose with Brain Heart Infusion Agar) For cultivation
and selective isolation of pathogenic fungi. Chloramphenicol
inhibits some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
F - slant 100/Pk. R08691

SABHI Agar w/Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide


(Sabouraud Dextrose with Brain Heart Infusion Agar) For
cultivation, isolation of pathogenic fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits
some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, cycloheximide
inhibits rapidly growing saprophytic fungi.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01754
F - slant 100/Pk. R08697

SABHI Agar w/Blood Sabouraud Dextrose Sabouraud Dextrose Agar


w/Cryptococcus Agar w/Cryptococcus Bactiflask w/ Candida
neoformans. neoformans. albicans.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/


For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi. Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01760 For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R01763 some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Cycloheximide
15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04070 inhibits rapid growing saprophytic fungi
D - slant 20/Pk. R064422 Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01771
D - slant 100/Pk. R064420 F - slant 20/Pk. R08730
F - slant 20/Pk. R08722 F - slant 100/Pk. R08728
F - slant 100/Pk. R08720
1 oz. Btl. 10/Pk. R10151
1 oz. Btl. 100/Pk. R10150
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/
BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112555 Chloramphenicol, Gentamicin
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons Bactiflask some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Gentamicin
For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi. inhibits some gram-negative bacteria.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01772
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10270
F - slant 20/Pk. R08742

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/


Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/
Chloramphenicol
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits
Cycloheximide
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Cycloheximide inhibits
some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
rapid growing saprophytic fungi.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01770
F - slant 20/Pk. R08734
Monoplate DP 100/Pk. R08724
F - slant 20/Pk. R08726
1 oz. Bottle 10/Pk. R10158

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/


Chloramphenicol Bactiflask
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Chloramphenicol inhibits
some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
1 oz. TCF 20/Pk. R10272

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Sabouraud Dextrose


Emmons w/ Agar, Emmons Bactiflask
Candida albicans. w/Trichophyton
mentagrophytes.

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Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/ Saline 0.45%


Gentamicin For use with selected automated identification and susceptibility
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Gentamicin inhibits some systems. Convenient, prefilled and ready to use. Clear plastic tube
gram-negative bacteria. with screw cap for easy inoculum density adjustment. Time-saving
with no pipetting, dispensing or autoclaving.
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01776
F - slant 20/Pk. R08738 1.8mL 100/Pk. R064462
3.0mL 100/Pk. R064464

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/Penicillin,


Streptomycin Saline 0.85%
For selective isolation of yeast and fungi. Penicillin inhibits gram- For use in procedures that require the use of isotonic diluent.
positive bacteria. Streptomycin inhibits some gram-positive and Part No.R112560, Part No. R118520, and Part No. R119750 not
gram-negative bacteria. intended for IVD use.
D - 1mL 20/Pk. R064432
F - slant 20/Pk. R08715
D - 1mL 100/Pk. R064430
F - slant 100/Pk. R08714
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R064436
D - 2mL 100/Pk. R064434
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons w/Yeast D - 2.5mL 100/Pk. R064438
Extract D - 4mL 20/Pk. R064444
For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi. D - 4mL 100/Pk. R064442
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064448
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01780
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064446
D - 6mL 100/Pk. R064450
Sabouraud Dextrose Broth 2% E - 9.9mL 20/Pk. R07142
pH 5.6 (Fluid Sabouraud Medium) For cultivation and isolation of E - 9.9mL 100/Pk. R07140
yeast and fungi. REF R112558 and REF R112559 not intended for F - 5mL 100/Pk. R08756
IVD use. Conforms to USP. F - 9mL 100/Pk. R118520
G - 18mL 20/Pk. R119750
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064412
PB - 1000mL Each R112560
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064410
BB - 990mL 4/Pk. R112558
WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112559
WMB Lug - 100mL 10/Pk. R112554

Sabouraud Dextrose Broth 4%


pH 5.6 For cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064416

Saline 0.45% 1.8mL (left)


and 3.0mL (right).

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Salmonella Shigella Agar Schaedler LKV Agar


(SS Agar) For selective and differential isolation of Salmonella spp. w/laked blood, kanamycin, vancomycin, hemin, vitamin K. For
and, to a lesser degree, Shigella. Industrial Reference: COMPF, selective isolation of anaerobic microorganisms.
USDA. Part No. R119756 not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01806
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01840
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01842 Selective Rapid Urea
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01841 For detection of Helicobacter pylori in gastric mucosal biopsy
D - Slant 20/Pk. R064582
specimens. 0.5mL/Vial.
G - PT 20/Pk. R119756
Vial - 0.5mL 24 Vials/Pk. R20389

Salt Broth
See Heart Infusion Broth w/6.5% NaCl (click here) and BCP, BHI Selenite Broth
Broth w/6.5% NaCl (click here), or Tryptic Soy Broth w/6.5% NaCl A selective enrichment broth for isolation of Salmonella spp.
(click here). D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064502
D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064500
Schaedler Agar w/Blood, Hemin, Vitamin K
For isolation of anaerobic bacteria from clinical specimens. Selenite Broth with Plastic Tubes
Compatible with automated specimen processing equipment.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01800
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01801 PPT - 4mL 20/Pk. R064504
PPT - 4mL 100/Pk. R064503
Schaedler Broth
For cultivation of fastidious aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. Selenite Broth w/Cystine
A selective enrichment medium for isolation of Salmonella spp.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064482
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064480
Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, IDF, USDA, USP.
Part No. R07841, Part No. R112570, and Part No. R11257 not
intended for IVD use.
Schaedler Broth 2X w/10% Fildes Enrichment
For cultivation and isolation of fastidious aerobic and anaerobic D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064508
microorganisms. Also for use with MicroScan Haemophilus D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064506
susceptibility panels. E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07841
WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112570
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07159 BB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112571

Schaedler KV Agar Sellers Agar


w/kanamycin, vancomycin, blood, hemin, vitamin K. For selective
For differentiation of nonfermentative gram-negative bacilli based
isolation of anaerobic microorganisms.
on fluorescence, oxidation of dextrose, production of nitrogen gas,
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01804 and arginine utilization.
D - slant R064522

Settling Plates
See Contact and Settling Plates section (click here).

Salmonella Shigella Agar Salmonella Shigella Agar Selective Rapid Urea


w/Salmonella enterica w/ Shigella sonnei. w/Helicobacter
serovar Typhimurium. pylori (pink reaction)
and uninoculated tubes.

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Seven H9 Broth w/Glycerol (7H9 Broth w/ Skim Milk Medium, 2X


Glycerol) For differentiation of microorganisms based on coagulation and
See Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/Glycerol (click here). proteolysis of casein. Also used as additive in microbiological
media.

Seven H9 Broth w/Polysorbate 80 (7H9 Broth w/ D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064548


G - 20mL 20/Pk. R09776
Polysorbate 80)
See Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/Polysorbate 80 (click here).
Slide Culture Plate w/Potato Dextrose Agar
See Potato Dextrose Agar Slide Culture Plate, Part No. R20532
Seven H10 Agar (click here).
(7H10) See Middlebrook 7H10 Agar (click here).

Slide Culture Plate w/Potato Flake Agar


Seven H11 Agar See Potato Flake Agar Slide Culture Plate, Part No. R20533 (click
(7H11) See Middlebrook 7H11 Agar (click here). here).

Seven H11 Agar Thin Pour Sodium Acetate Agar


(7H11) See Middlebrook 7H11 Agar Thin Pour (click here). See Acetate Differential Agar (click here).

Seven H11 Selective Agar, Mitchison SP4 Glucose Agar


(7H11 Selective Agar, Mitchison) See Mitchison 7H11 Selective w/thallium acetate, penicillin. For isolation of Mycoplasma spp.
Agar (click here). Penicillin inhibits gram-positive bacteria.
15 x 60mm Plate 10/Pk. R20276
SF Broth
For differentiation of enterococci from group D streptococci and
other Streptococcus spp.
SP4 Glucose Broth
w/thallium acetate, penicillin. For isolation of Mycoplasma species.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064532 Penicillin inhibits gram-positive bacteria. Part No. R112585 not
intended for IVD use.
SIM Medium D - 5mL 20/Pk. R20376
(Sulfide, Indole, Motility) For differentiation of enteric bacilli on the CSB - 90mL Each R20057
basis of sulfide production, indole formation, and motility. Industrial CSB - 100mL Each R112585
Reference: BAM.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064542 Spectra MRSA
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064540 A selective and differential chromogenic medium used for
detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Simmons Citrate Agar Patent Pending.
For differentiation of gram-negative bacteria on the basis of citrate Monoplate 10/Pk. R01821
utilization. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USDA. Monoplate 100/Pk. R01822
D - slant 20/Pk. R060496
D - slant 100/Pk. R060494

SF Broth w/ SP4 Glucose Broth Spectra MRSA w/


Enterococcus uninoculated. methicillin-resistant
faecalis (left) and Staphylococcus aureus
uninoculated (right). at 24 hr.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Spectra UTI Starch Hydrolysis Agar


Chromogenic medium for isolation, differentiation, and presumptive For detection of amylolytic activity or hydrolysis of starch by
identification of pathogenic microorganisms associated with various microorganisms. Requires iodine for interpretation.
urinary tract infections.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01854
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01818 D - slant 20/Pk. R064588
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01819
Strep A Isolation Agar
Spectra VRE Selective medium for primary isolation of beta hemolytic group A
Selective and differential chromogenic medium recommended for streptococci from upper respiratory specimens.
use in the qualitative detection of gastrointestinal colonization of Monoplate 10/Pk. R01856
vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) to aid in the prevention Monoplate 100/Pk. R01855
and control of VRE in healthcare settings. Allows differentiation of
vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus
Strep Selective Agar
faecalis. Patent Pending.
w/RNA, maltose, neomycin, polymyxin B. For primary isolation
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01830 of group A beta hemolytic streptococci from upper respiratory
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01832 specimens. Neomycin and polymyxin B suppress much of the
oral flora, including coliforms, staphylococci, Micrococcus,
SS Agar Haemophilus, and Neisseria.
See Salmonella Shigella Agar (click here). Monoplate 10/Pk. R01857
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01864

Standard Methods Agar Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01867

See Plate Count Agar (click here).


Strep Selective II Agar
w/colistin, oxolinic acid. For primary isolation of group A beta
Staph 110 Medium hemolytic streptococci of medical and veterinary importance.
For selective isolation of staphylococci.
Colistin and oxolinic acid allow growth of streptococci while
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01845 inhibiting staphylococci, coryneforms, and gram-negative
microorganisms.
Starch Agar Monoplate 10/Pk. R01858
For identification of aerobic actinomycetes. Requires iodine for Monoplate 100/Pk. R01859
interpretation.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09784 Stuart Transport Medium
For transport of clinical swab specimens.
Starch Agar w/Brom Cresol Purple D - 9mL butt 20/Pk. R064622
For differentiation of Gardnerella vaginalis from other
microorganisms found in the genitourinary tract.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01850

Spectra VRE w/ Staph 110 Medium w/ Strep Selective II Agar w/ Spectra UTI w/ E.coli
Enterococcus faecalis Staphylococcus aureus. Streptococcus pyogenes. (pink) and Enterococcus
(lighter blue colonies) and faecalis (blue-green)
Enterococcus faecium at 18 hr.
(darker purple colonies).

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SXT Blood Agar TCH Agar, 1g


w/sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim. For isolation of group A (Thiophen-2-carboxylic acid hydrazide, 1g/mL) For differentiation
beta hemolytic streptococci from upper respiratory specimens. of Mycobacterium spp.
Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim suppress growth of
F - slant 20/Pk. R08812
streptococci groups C, F, and G and viridans streptococci, most
Enterobacteriaceae, Neisseria, and some Pseudomonas spp.
TCH Agar, 5g
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01860 (Thiophen-2-carboxylic acid hydrazide, 5g/mL) For differentiation
Monoplate 100/Pk R01862 of Mycobacterium spp.
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01861
F - slant 20/Pk. R08816

T Tellurite Reduction Medium


See Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/Polysorbate 80 (click here).
10B Arginine Broth
For transport and selective cultivation of Ureaplasma urealyticum
and Mycoplasma hominis.
Tergitol 7 Agar
For selective isolation and differentiation of coliform
B - 1.8mL 100/Pk. R20305 microorganisms.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01877
10B Broth
For transport and presumptive identification of Ureaplasma
urealyticum.
Tergitol 7 Agar w/TTC
For selective isolation and differentiation of coliform
B - 1.8mL 100/Pk. R20304 microorganisms. Triphenyltetrazolium chloride (TTC) aids in early
detection of Escherichia coli and Enterobacter aerogenes.
10B Broth, Lyophilized Monoplate 10/Pk. R01875
For transport and presumptive identification of Ureaplasma Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk R01874
urealyticum.
B - 1.8mL 6/Pk. R20302 Tetrathionate Broth
For selective enrichment and isolation of Salmonella spp. Requires
TAT Broth addition of Iodine Solution, Part No. R21228, Part No. R114350,
w/Polysorbate 20. For sterility testing of highly viscous substances, or Part No. R114351. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF,
such as salves, ointments and cosmetics. Not intended for IVD SMWW, USDA, USP. Part No. R112634 and Part No. R112630
use. not intended for IVD use.

PB - 1000ml Each R112612 E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07162


WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112611 E - 10mL 100/Pk R07160
BB - 1000mL 4/Pk. R112634
WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112630
TCBS Agar
(Thiosulfate, Citrate, Bile Salts, Sucrose) For selective isolation
of Vibrio cholerae and other enteropathogenic vibrios. Industrial
Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01865
G - PT 20/Pk. R09832

SXT Blood Agar 10B Arginine Broth TCBS w/Vibrio Tergitol 7 Agar w/TTC
w/Streptococcus uninoculated and inoculated parahaemolyticus. w/Escherichia coli.
pyogenes. w/Mycoplasma hominis.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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TGEA Thayer Martin Agar Modified


(Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar) For cultivation and enumeration of w/nystatin, colistin, vancomycin, trimethoprim. For isolation
bacteria in water, milk and other dairy products. of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis. Nystatin
inhibits Candida albicans. Colistin inhibits most gram-negative
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110412
microorganisms, including Pseudomonas spp. Vancomycin
Monoplate 100/Pk R110413
inhibits gram-positive cocci. Trimethoprim suppresses swarming of
Proteus spp.
Thayer Martin Agar Improved
(Martin-Lewis) w/anisomycin, colistin, vancomycin, trimethoprim. Monoplate 10/Pk. R01880
For isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis. Monoplate 100/Pk R01882
Anisomycion suppresses Candida albicans; colistin inhibits Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01881
most gram- negative microorganisms, including Pseudomonas
spp.; vancomycin inhibits gram-positive cocci; and trimethoprim Thayer Martin Agar Modified JEMBEC System
suppresses swarming of Proteus spp. Part No. R10211 and Part w/nystatin, colistin, vancomycin, trimethoprim. For isolation
No. R10210 are Transgrow System. Part No. R10325 complete of Neisseria gonorrhea and Neisseria meningitidis. Nystatin
with bags and CO2 generating tablets. inhibits Candida albicans; colistin inhibits most gram-negative
microorganisms, including Pseudomonas spp.; vancomycin
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01884
inhibits gram-positive cocci; and trimethoprim suppresses of
Monoplate 100/Pk R01886
Proteus spp. System complete w/bags and CO2 generating
Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01885
tablets.
Pill-Pocket Plate 10/Pk. R10325
1 oz. Bottle w/CO2 10/Pk. R10211 JEMBEC Plate 10/Pk. R10310
1 oz. Bottle w/CO2 100/Pk. R10210

Thermonuclease Agar
Thayer Martin Agar Improved JEMBEC System w/toluidine blue. For rapid presumptive identification of
(Martin-Lewis) w/anisomycin, colistin, vancomycin, trimethoprim. Staphylococcus aureus.
For isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01895
Anisomycin suppresses Candida albicans; colistin inhibits most
G - PT 20/Pk. R09884
gram-negative microorganisms, including Pseudomonas spp.;
vancomycin inhibits gram-positive cocci; and trimethoprim
suppresses swarming of Proteus spp. System complete with bags
and CO2 generating tablets.
JEMBEC Plate 10/Pk. R10320

Thayer Martin Agar Thermonuclease Agar w/


Improved JEMBEC Staphylococcus aureus.
System w/Neisseria
gonorrhoeae.

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Prepared Culture Media

Thioglycollate Gelatin Medium Thioglycollate Medium w/Indicator, Dextrose


For identification of microorganisms based on their ability to liquefy (Fluid Thioglycollate Medium) For cultivation of aerobes, anaerobes,
gelatin, especially anaerobes. microaerophilic organisms. Part Nos. beginning with R11 are for
sterility testing according to USP (United States Pharmacopeia).
C - 5mL 20/Pk. R064668
Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USP. Part Nos.
beginning with R11 are not intended for IVD use.
Thioglycollate Medium
w/o Dextrose, w/o Indicator. General purpose growth medium for D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064692
cultivation of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064690
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07174
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064712 E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07172
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064710 E - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R117800
E - 10mL HC 100/Pk. R117801
Thioglycollate Medium w/Dextrose F - 15mL 20/Pk. R118821
w/o Indicator. General purpose growth medium for cultivation of F - 18mL 100/Pk. R08846
aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. BB Septum - 100mL 10/Pk. R112646
BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112642
D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064702 SB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112641
D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064700 WMB Screw - 100mL 10/Pk. R112640
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07178
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07176
F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08852
Thiosulfate, Citrate, Bile Salts, Sucrose Agar
F - 10mL 100/Pk. R08850
See TCBS Agar (click here).
F - 18mL 20/Pk. R08858
F - 18mL 100/Pk. R08856 Tinsdale Agar Base
For differentiation of Corynebacterium spp. based on interaction
Thioglycollate Medium w/Dextrose, Hemin, with potassium tellurite. Requires Tinsdale Enrichment, Part No.
Vitamin K R45045.
w/o Indicator. CDC formulation. General purpose growth medium G - PT 20/Pk. R09897
for cultivation of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms.
C - 7mL 20/Pk. R05153
C - 7mL 100/Pk. R05152
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064732
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064730
D - 9mL 20/Pk. R064722
D - 9mL 100/Pk. R064720
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07182
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07180

Thioglycollate Medium w/
Indicator, Dextrose
in borosilicate bottle
w/septum cap.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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TOC Agar Todd Hewitt Broth w/Gentamicin, Nalidixic Acid


(Polysorbate 80, Oxgall, Caffeic Acid) For presumptive identification (Trans Vag Broth) For selective isolation of group B streptococci
of Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans by germ tube from clinical specimens containing mixed flora. Gentamicin and
formation, chlamydospore production, and phenol oxidase activity. nalidixic acid inhibit some gram-negative bacteria. Requires the
addition of 0.25mL of 5% Sheep Blood (Part No. R54012) per tube
Monoplate DP 10/Pk. R01870
before use to increase recovery of group B streptococci.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09892
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064842
Todd Hewitt Broth D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064840
For cultivation of beta hemolytic streptococci, production of
antigenic streptococcal hemolysins, and isolation of most Todd Hewitt Broth w/Gentamicin, Nalidixic Acid,
pathogenic microorganisms. Blood
D - 0.5mL 20/Pk. R064802 (Trans-Vag Broth w/5% Sheep Blood) For selective isolation of
D - 3mL 20/Pk. R064808 group B streptococci from clinical specimens containing mixed
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064805 flora. Gentamicin and nalidixic acid inhibit some gram-negative
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064804 bacteria.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R064846
Todd Hewitt Broth w/0.1% Polysorbate 80 D - 5mL 100/Pk. R064844
(Positive Inoculum Broth) For growth of gram-positive
microorganisms and inoculum preparations for microdilution Trans-Vag Broth
techniques and MicroScan system. See Todd Hewitt Broth w/Gentamicin, Nalidixic Acid (click here)
D - 0.5mL 100/Pk. R14302 and Todd Hewitt Broth w/Gentamicin, Nalidixic Acid, Blood (click
here).
Todd Hewitt Broth w/Colistin, Nalidixic Acid
(LIM Broth) For selective isolation of group B streptococci from Transgrow System w/CO2
clinical specimens containing mixed flora. Colistin and nalidixic acid See Thayer Martin Agar Improved (click here).
inhibit gram-negative bacteria.
D - red cap - 3mL 20/Pk. R064812 Trichomonas Culture Medium
D - red cap - 5mL 100/Pk. R064814 See Diamonds Medium Modified (click here) or Fuji Medium (click
here).
Todd Hewitt Broth w/Colistin, Nalidixic Acid with
Plastic Tubes
Compatible with automated specimen processing equipment.
PPT - 4mL 20/Pk. R060909
PPT - 4mL 100/Pk. R060910

Todd Hewitt Broth


w/Colistin, Nalidixic
Acid (LIM Broth)
w/Streptococcus
agalactiae.

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Prepared Culture Media

Trichophyton Agar Tryptic Soy Agar


For differentiation of Trichophyton spp. based on nutritional (TSA) (Soybean Casein Digest Agar) General purpose medium for
requirements. cultivation and isolation of microorganisms. Part numbers beginning
with R11 are for sterility testing according to USP (United States
Trichophyton Agar No. 1
Pharmacopeia) and for use as general purpose medium. Industrial
F - slant 20/Pk. R08901
Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, IDF, USDA, USP, SMWW. See
Trichophyton Agar No. 1
G - PT 20/Pk. R09903
also Contact Plate section (click here). Part No. R110092, Part No.
Trichophyton Agar No. 2
R112700, and Part No. R112703 not intended for IVD use.
F - slant 20/Pk. R08905 Monoplate 10/Pk. R01920
Trichophyton Agar No. 2 Monoplate 100/Pk. R01917
G - PT 20/Pk. R09907 Monoplate DP 10/Pk R01922
Trichophyton Agar No. 3 Spacesaver Plate 15/Pk. R01921
F - slant 20/Pk. R08909 15 x 150mm Plate 10/Pk. R04080
Trichophyton Agar No. 3 15 x 150mm Plate 100/Pk. R110092
G - PT 20/Pk. R09911 D - slant 20/Pk. R064862
Trichophyton Agar No. 4 D - slant 100/Pk. R064860
F - slant 20/Pk. R08913 F - slant 20/Pk. R08932
Trichophyton Agar No. 4 F - slant 100/Pk. R08930
G - PT 20/Pk. R09915 F - 10mL PT 100/Pk. R08934
Trichophyton Agar No. 5 G - 22mL PT 20/Pk. R09940
F - slant 20/Pk. R08917 G - 22mL PT 100/Pk. R09938
Trichophyton Agar No. 5 BB - 500mL 10/Pk. R112700
G - PT 20/Pk. R09919 BRB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112703
Trichophyton Agar No. 6
F - slant 20/Pk. R08921
Tryptic Soy Agar w/5% Sheep Blood
Trichophyton Agar No. 6
See Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood).
G - PT 20/Pk. R09923
Trichophyton Agar No. 7
F - slant 20/Pk. R08925 Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
Trichophyton Agar No. 7 (Microbial Content Test Agar) For detection and enumeration of
G - PT 20/Pk. R09927 microorganisms present on surfaces of sanitary importance. Part
Nos. R112718 and R119841 not intended for IVD use.
Triple Sugar Iron Agar Monoplate 10/Pk. R01919
(TSI) For differentiation of gram-negative enteric bacilli based G - 22mL PT 100/Pk. R119841
on carbohydrate fermentation and hydrogen sulfide production. BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112718
Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USDA, USP.
D - slant 20/Pk. R064852
D - slant 100/Pk. R064850
E - slant 20/Pk. R07202
E - slant 100/Pk. R07200

Triple Sugar Iron Agar Triple Sugar Iron Agar Triple Sugar Iron Agar Tryptic Soy Agar w/ Tryptic Soy Agar in
w/Salmonella enterica w/Shigella flexneri. w/Escherichia coli. Staphylococcus aureus. borosilicate bottle,
serovar Typhimurium. uninoculated.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Tryptic Soy Broth Tryptic Soy Broth w/0.5% Bovine Albumin


(TSB) General purpose enrichment broth for cultivation and For transport of specimens for cultivation of Mycoplasma and
isolation of microorganisms. Part numbers beginning with R11 are Ureaplasma.
for sterility testing according to USP (United States Pharmacopeia)
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R065006
and for use as general purpose enrichment broth. Industrial
Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, SMWW, IDF, SMD, USDA, USP.
Part numbers beginning with R11 are not intended for IVD use. Tryptic Soy Broth with 4% Polysorbate 20 and
0.5% Lecithin
D - 1mL 20/Pk. R064882
General purpose enrichment broth for cultivation an isolation of
D - 1mL 100/Pk. R064880
microorganisms. Not intended for IVD use.
D - 2mL 20/Pk. R064892
D - 2mL 100/Pk. R064890 WMB Lug- 90mL 10/Pk. R112769
D - 4mL 20/Pk. R064902
D - 4mL 100/Pk. R064900
Tryptic Soy Broth w/15% Glycerol
D - 4.5mL 20/Pk. R065002
For long-term cryopreservation of stock cultures.
D - 4.5mL 100/Pk. R065000
E - 5mL 20/Pk. R07224 B - 1.5mL 100/Pk. R065025
E - 5mL 100/Pk. R07222 D - 1.5mL 20/Pk. R065026
E - 9mL 100/Pk. R117832 D - 1.5mL 100/Pk. R065024
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07228 PPV - 1mL 100/Pk. R115480
E - 10mL 100/Pk. R07226
E - 10mL HC 20/Pk. R117834 Tryptic Soy Broth w/6.5% NaCl
E - 10mL HC 100/Pk. R117835
For differentiation of enterococci and non-enterococci group D
F - 10mL 20/Pk. R08944
streptococci based on salt tolerance.
F - 10mL 100/Pk. R08942
F - 15mL 20/Pk. R118881 D - 5mL 20/Pk. R065032
F - 15mL 100/Pk. R08943 D - 5mL 100/Pk. R065030
F - 18mL 20/Pk. R08948
G - 20mL 100/Pk. R119880
Tryptic Soy Broth w/6.5% NaCl with Plastic Tubes
BB - 1000mL 4/Pk. R112740
BB Septum - 100mL 10/Pk. R112745 Compatible with automated specimen processing equipment.
BB Septum - 500mL 10/Pk. R112732 PPT - 4mL 20/Pk. R060912
PB - 1000mL 10/Pk. R112737 PPT - 4mL 100/Pk. R060911
SB - 25mL 10/Pk. R112758
SB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112731
WMB Lug - 90mL 10/Pk. R112733
Tryptic Soy Broth w/Polysorbate 80
For sterility testing. Not intended for IVD use.
WMB Lug - 100mL 10/Pk. R112730
WMB Lug-200mL 10/Pk. R112748 WMB Screw - 90mL 10/Pk. R112755
WMB Screw - 90mL 10/Pk. R112728

TSA
Tryptic Soy Broth See Tryptic Soy Agar (click here).
(Double Bagged Media)
WMB - 100mL 10/Pk. R112996

Tryptic Soy Broth 4.5mL, Tryptic Soy Broth


uninoculated. in serum bottle,
uninoculated.

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Prepared Culture Media

TSB Urea Broth


See Tryptic Soy Broth (click here). (Stuarts) For differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae based on urea
hydrolysis.
TSI D - 2mL 20/Pk. R065232
See Triple Sugar Iron Agar (click here). D - 2mL 100/Pk. R065230

TT Broth Base Urea Broth, Eugon


Hajna. Basal medium for selective enrichment and isolation of See Eugon Urea Broth (click here).
Salmonella. Industrial Reference: USDA.
BB - 1000mL 4/Pk. R112370 Urea Broth For AFB
For detection of urea hydrolysis by acid-fast bacilli.
Tyrosine Agar D - 1.5mL 20/Pk. R065222
For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes based on tyrosine
hydrolysis.
Urea Broth, Rapid
G - 25mL PT 20/Pk. R09960 Lyophilized. For detection of urea hydrolysis by bacteria and yeast.
3mL/Vial Each R20388

U
UVM Modified Listeria Enrichment Broth
Selective enrichment. For isolation of Listeria monocytogenes.
Uni-OF Carbohydrates Industrial Reference: COMPF. Not intended for IVD use.
For determination of oxidative and fermentative carbohydrate
metabolism of microorganisms. Constricted tube does not require Tube - 9mL 20/Pk. R117870
an oil overlay. BB - 225mL 10/Pk. R112850

Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310060


Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310061 V
Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310062
Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310063
Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310064
V Agar
For isolation and identification of Gardnerella vaginalis.
Constricted Tube 20/Pk. R7310065
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01950
Urea Agar Monoplate 100/Pk. R01960
(Christensens) For detection of urea hydrolysis by microorganisms.
Industrial Reference: BAM. V Agar Selective
w/colistin, nalidixic acid, nystatin. For selective isolation and
D - slant 20/Pk. R065212
identification of Gardnerella vaginalis. Colistin and nalidixic acid
D - slant 100/Pk. R065210
inhibit gram-negative bacteria. Nystatin inhibits yeast.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01952

Uni-OF Carbohydrates for Urea Broth, Rapid w/


oxidative and negative (left) and
fermentative reactions. positive (right) tests
for C. neoformans.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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VACC Agar
w/vancomycin amphotericin B, ceftazidime, and clindamycin. For
X
primary, selective isolation of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase
producing Enterobacteriaceae.
Xanthine Agar
For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes on the basis of
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01954 xanthine hydrolysis.
G - 25mL PT 20/Pk. R09974
Violet Red Bile Agar
For selective isolation and detection of coliform microorganisms in
water, foods, milk and other dairy products. Industrial Reference:
XLD Agar
(Xylose, Lysine, Desoxycholate) For selective and differential
BAM, COMPF, IDF. Not intended for IVD use.
isolation of gram-negative enteric pathogens. Industrial Reference:
BB - 200mL 10/Pk. R112871 AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USP.
BB - 500mL 10/Pk R112872
Monoplate 100/Pk. R01982
Monoplate 15/Pk. R01981
Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar Spacesaver Plate 10/Pk. R01980
For selective and differential isolation of Enterobacteriaceae.
Industrial Reference: USP. Not intended for IVD use.
XLT4 Agar
15 x 100mm Plate 10/Pk. R110097 For isolation of non-typhi Salmonella. Not intended for IVD use.
Monoplate 10/Pk. R110463
Vogel-Johnson Agar Monoplate 100/Pk. R110464
For isolation and early detection of coagulase-positive, mannitol-
fermenting strains of Staphylococcus aureus from clinical
specimens and food. Industrial Reference: BAM, USP. Y
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01970
Yeast Carbon Agar
For classification of yeast based on assimilation of nitrogenous
W compounds.
G - PT 20/Pk. R09984
Water
Thermally processed reverse osmosis water.
D - 5mL 20/Pk. R065272
D - 5mL 100/Pk. R065270
E - 12.5mL 100/Pk. R07300

Wilkins-Chalgren Broth
For cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms.
E - 10mL 20/Pk. R07322

Vogel-Johnson Agar w/ XLD Agar w/Salmonella XLD Agar w/Shigella


Staphylococcus aureus. enterica serovar sonnei.
Typhimurium.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Yeast Extract Phosphate Agar


(Smiths Medium) For primary recovery of dimorphic pathogenic
Biplates
fungi. Requires Ammonium Hydroxide Concentrate, Part No.
Anaerobic Reducible Blood Agar // PEA w/Sheep Blood
R21195.
Biplate 10/Pk. R02124
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01994 Anaerobic Reducible CNA Blood Agar // Kanamycin Bile Esculin Agar
G - 25mL PT 20/Pk. R09979 Biplate 10/Pk. R02088
Anaerobic Reducible CNA Blood Agar // Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB Biplate 10/Pk. R02135

(Brom Thymol Blue) For determination of fermentation reactions of Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar // Bacteroides Fragilis Isolation Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02006
yeast.
Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar // Kanamycin Bile Esculin Agar
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB Base Control Biplate 10/Pk. R02089
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065302 Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar // PEA w/Sheep Blood
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Cellobiose Biplate 10/Pk. R02126
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065310 Anaerobic Reducible LKV Blood Agar // Anaerobic Reducible Neomycin
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Dextrose Blood Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065314 Biplate 10/Pk. R02136
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Galactose Bile Esculin Agar// BHI Agar w/6.5% NaCl
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065318 Biplate 10/Pk. R02010
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Lactose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // Chocolate Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065326 Biplate 10/Pk. R02030
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Maltose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // Chocolate Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065330 Biplate 100/Pk. R02029
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Raffinose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // EMB Agar, Levine
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065342 Biplate 10/Pk. R02040
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Sucrose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // EMB Agar, Levine
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065346 Biplate 100/Pk. R02041
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Trehalose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // MacConkey Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065350 Biplate 10/Pk. R02050
Yeast Fermentation Broth w/BTB, Xylose Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // MacConkey Agar
D - 7mL DT 20/Pk. R065354 Biplate 10/Pk. R02049
Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) // SXT Blood Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02053
Yeast Malt Extract Agar
Blood Agar // Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood)
For isolation, detection, and enumeration of yeast and molds.
Biplate 10/Pk. R02020
F - slant 20/Pk. R08988 Blood Agar // Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood)
Biplate 100/Pk. R02019
Yeast Nitrogen Agar w/Brom Cresol Purple Cetrimide Selective Agar// Vogel Johnson Agar

For classifying yeast based on carbohydrate assimilation. Biplate 10/Pk. R02150


Cetrimide Selective Agar // Mannitol Salt Agar
G - PT 20/Pk. R09996 Biplate 10/Pk. R110242
Chocolate Agar // Chocolate Agar
Yersinia Selective Agar Biplate 10/Pk. R02055
(CIN Agar) w/cefsulodin, irgasan, novobiocin. For isolation Chocolate Agar // Thayer Martin Agar Improved
of Yersinia enterocolitica. Requires Yersinia Selective Agar Biplate 10/Pk. R02058
Supplement, Part No. R45050. Industrial Reference: BAM, Columbia CNA // EMB Agar, Levine
COMPF. Biplate 10/Pk. R02060
Columbia CNA w/5% Sheep Blood // MacConkey Agar
Monoplate 10/Pk. R01998 Biplate R02065
G - 25mL PT 20/Pk. R09999

Yersinia Selective Anaerobic Reducible BEA Agar//BHI Agar Blood Agar //


Blood Agar //
Agar w/Yersinia CNA // KBE Agar w/ wNaCl w/Enterococcus MacConkey Agar w/
MacConkey Agar w/
enterocolitica. Bacteroides fragilis. faecalis. Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Escherichia coli.

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BIPLATES continued Triplates


Columbia CNA w/5% Sheep Blood // MacConkey Agar Cetrimide Selective Agar // MacConkey Agar //
Biplate 100/Pk. R02066
EMB Agar // Levine MacConkey Agar
Vogel Johnson Agar
For differentiation of gram-negative bacilli and Staphylococcus
Biplate 10/Pk. R02068
HE Agar // XLD Agar
coagulase-positive, mannitol-fermenting strains of Staphylococcus
Biplate 10/Pk. R02086
aureus.
HE Agar // SS Agar Triplate 10/Pk. R02322
Biplate 10/Pk. R02082
MacConkey Agar // MacConkey Agar w/Sorbitol
Biplate 10/Pk. R02095
Haemophilus ID II Triplate
For speciation of the genus Haemophilus based on the
MacConkey Agar // Mannitol Salt Agar
demonstration of growth factor requirements and on the ability to
Biplate 10/Pk. R02092
MacConkey Agar // PEA w/Sheep Blood
convert delta-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) into porphyrins. Contents:
Biplate 10/Pk. R02096
Horse Blood Agar// Porphyrin Agar// X factor. Part No. R03343 is
MacConkey Agar // XLD Agar
Individually Wrapped Plate (IWP).
Biplate 10/Pk. R110230 Triplate 10/Pk. R02345
Middlebrook 7H10 Agar // Mitchison 7H11 Selective Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02118
Middlebrook 7H11 Agar // Middlebrook 7H11 Agar
Nocardia Triplate
For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes. Contents: Casein //
Biplate 10/Pk. R02110
Xanthine // Tyrosine.
Middlebrook 7H11 Agar // Mitchison 7H11 Selective Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02112 Triplate 10/Pk. R02321
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar // Plate Count Agar IWP Triplate 10/Pk. R03343
Biplate 100/Pk. R110504
Salmonella Shigella Agar // XLD Agar
Strep ID II Triplate
Biplate 10/Pk. R02140
For differentiation and presumptive identification of streptococci.
Spectra UTI // Blood Agar
Contents: PYR Agar// Blood Agar for CAMP// Bile Esculin Agar.
Biplate 10/Pk. R02192
Requires PYR Reagent, Part Nos. R21544 or R21258.
Strep A Isolation Agar // Strep A Isolation Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02162 Triplate 10/Pk. R02382
SXT Blood Agar // SXT Blood Agar
Biplate 10/Pk. R02142
Tergitol 7 Agar w/TTC // Blood Agar (TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) Quadplates
Biplate 10/Pk. R02144
V Agar // Starch Agar w/Brom Cresol Purple Anaerobic CDC No. 3 Quad
Biplate 10/Pk. R02148 Lombard-Dowell Base. For presumptive identification of anaerobic
XLT4 // Brilliant Green w/Novobiocin bacteria. Contents: Gelatin // Mannitol // Lactose // Rhamnose.
Biplate 100/Pk. R110506
Quadplate R02410

Anaerobic Gram Negative ID Quad


Lombard-Dowell Base. For presumptive identification of anaerobic
gram-negative rods. Contents: Kanamycin // Indole // Esculin //
Bile. Each plate is individually wrapped IWP).
IWP Quadplate 10/Pk. R03405

Middlebrook 7H11// Haemophilus ID II Triplate w/ Anaerobic Gram V Agar// Starch Agar w/


Mitchison 7H11 Selective Haemophilus parainfluenzae Negative ID Quad Brom Cresol Purple w/
Agar w/Mycobacterium under UV light. w/positive and Gardnerella vaginalis.
tuberculosis. negative reactions.

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QUADPLATES continued Strep ID Quad


For differentiation and presumptive identification of streptococci.
Anaerobic Gram Positive ID Quad Contents: Bacitracin // Blood Agar for CAMP // Bile Esculin //
Lombard-Dowell Base. For presumptive identification of anaerobic, 6.5% NaCl.
gram-positive rods. Requires iodine for interpretation. Contents: Quadplate 10/Pk. R02475
Glucose // DNase // Starch // Milk. Part No. R03407 is individually
wrapped (IWP).
Synergy Quad
IWP Quadplate 10/Pk. R03407 For predicting vancomycin and high level aminoglycoside
Quadplate 10/Pk. R02404 resistance in Enterococcus spp. Contents: Growth Control //
Vancomycin 6ug/mL // Gentamicin 500ug/mL // Streptomycin
Blood Agar Quad 2000g/mL. BHI agar is the basal medium in each quadrant.
(TSA with 10% Sheep Blood) General purpose medium for growth Quadplate 10/Pk. R02474
of a wide variety of microorganisms.
Quadplate 10/Pk. R02420 Bioprocess Containers

Haemophilus ID Quad Supplied ready to use in a range of convenient sizes along with a
For speciation of the genus Haemophilus based on the plug-and-play format, BioProcess containers are manufactured in a
demonstration of growth factor requirements and production of cleanroom (SAL = 10-6). USP-compliant Tryptone Soya Broth and
hemolysis on horse blood. Contents: X factor // V factor // XV Animal Derived Component Free (ADCF) vegetable peptone-based
factors // XV factors with horse blood. formulations are ideal for use as a sterile, placebo growth medium
in place of final product liquids during Media Fill Trials. Each lot is
Quadplate 10/Pk. R02460
tested to ensure consistent, reproducible results. Not intended for
IVD use.
Nocardia Quad
Cold Filterable Tryptone Soya Broth
For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes. Requires iodine for
BPC 1L BP1065A
interpretation. Contents: Casein // Xanthine // Tyrosine // Starch.
Cold Filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth
Quadplate 10/Pk. R02462 BPC 1L BP0104A
Cold Filterable Tryptone Soya Broth

Nocardia Quad II BPC 10L BP1065E


Cold Filterable Tryptone Soya Broth
For differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes. Contents: Casein//
BPC 20L R02041
Xanthine//Tyrosine// Urea.
Cold Filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth
Quadplate 10/Pk. R02463 BPC 10L BP0104C
Cold Filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth
BPC 20L BP0104E

Anaerobic Gram Positive Norcardia Quad II w/ Strep ID Quad w/ Synergy Quad w/ Cold Filterable Tryptone
ID Quad w/Clostridium Norcardia brasiliensis. Streptococcus bovis. Enterococcus faecalis. Soya Broth
perfringens.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Contact and Settling Plates Contact I Mycological Agar w/Lecithin,


Polysorbate 80
Contact I and Contact II (Mycophil Agar) Low pH. For cultivation and isolation of yeast and
fungi.
Contact I Single Bag 20/Pk. R111030
(Double Bag) are manufactured in a cleanroom environment. This
provides the highest level of sterility assurance with no compromise Contact I Potato Dextrose Agar
of growth characteristics. Each lot is tested to ensure consistent, For cultivation of yeast and fungi. GripFit plate.
reproducible results. Contact I and Contact II plates so indicated
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111045
are made using GripFit technology, which ensures the lid remains
in place during handling and yet can be easily removed during
environmental monitoring. Not intended for IVD use. Contact I Rose Bengal Agar
For selective isolation and enumeration of yeast, and fungi from
environmental samples and food.
Contact I Blood Agar
(TSA w/5% Sheep Blood) A general purpose medium for Single Bag 20/Pk. R111042
cultivation of microorganisms.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111007
Contact I Sabouraud Dextrose Agar
w/lecithin, polysorbate 80 pH 5.6. For cultivation of yeast and
fungi. GripFit plate.
Contact I D/E Neutralizing Agar
For cultivation of microorganisms with neutralization of specific Single Bag 20/Pk. R111105
chemical disinfectants. GripFit plate.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111103
Contact I Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons
Single Bag 100/Pk. R111104
For cultivation of yeast and fungi.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111051
Contact I Letheen Agar
For evaluation of antimicrobial activity of quaternary ammonium Contact I Tryptic Soy Aga
compounds. GripFit plate. For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111019 Single Bag 20/Pk. R111083

Contact I MacConkey Contact I Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin,


Polysorbate 80
Single Pack 20/Pk. R111027 For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. GripFit plate.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111101
Contact I Malt Extract Agar
Single Bag 100/Pk. R111102
For isolation and detection of yeast and fungi.
Single Bag 20/Pk. R111021

Contact I D/E Neutralizing Contact I TSA w/ Contact I Tryptic Soy Agar


Agar w/Bacillus cereus. Lecithin, Polysorbate 80. w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
w/GripFit Lid.

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Contact II D/E Neutralizing Agar Contact Plate Sterile Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin,
For cultivation of microorganisms with neutralization of specific Polysorbate 80
chemical disinfectants. GripFit plate. For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
Double Bag 20/Pk. R111203 Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111800

Contact II Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Isolator Wrap Sterile Contact Plates
Polysorbate 80
pH 5.6. For cultivation of yeast and fungi. GripFit plate. Isolator Wrap Plates
Double Bag 20/Pk. R111205 are for surface sampling in isolator environments. These products
are manufactured in a cleanroom environment and validated sterile
by gamma radiation. Contact plates listed are made using GripFit
Contact II Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin, technology, which ensures the lid remains in place during handling.
Polysorbate 80 Plates are shrink-wrapped and contained in a protective outer
For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. GripFit plate. barrier wrap, which is impermeable to isolator decontamination
Double Bag 20/Pk. R111201 procedures but maintains the integrity of the medium inside. An
Double Bag 100/Pk. R111202 extra sterile bag is provided for transporting the plates to the
laboratory for testing.
Contact Plates Sterile
Isolator Wrap Sterile Contact Plate D/E
Contact Plates Sterile Neutralizing Agar
are double bagged plus a 3rd bag is enclosed for customer use Irradiated. For cultivation of microorganisms with neutralization of
(Double + Bag). These products are manufactured in a clean room specific chemical disinfectants.
environment and validated sterile by gamma radiation. The Contact
Foil barrier wrap + bag 10/Pk. R111823
Plates Sterile listed below are made using GripFit technology,
which ensures the lid remains in place during handling and yet can
be easily removed during environmental monitoring. Not intended Isolator Wrap Sterile Contact Plate Sabauroud
for IVD use. Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
Irradiated. For cultivation of yeasts and fungi. A differentiating red
stripe has been added to the plate to separate TSA plates from
Contact Plate Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Sabauroud Dextrose plates.
w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
For cultivation of yeast and fungi. Foil barrier wrap + bag 10/Pk. R111825

Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111805


Isolator Wrap Sterile Contact Plate Tryptic Soy
Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
Contact Plate Sterile D/E Neutralizing Agar Irradiated; For cultivation of bacteria, yeast and fungi.
For cultivation of microorganisms with neutralization of specific
chemical disinfectants. Foil barrier wrap + bag 10/Pk. R111820

Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111803

Contact II D/E Contact Plate Sterile Isolator Wrap Sterile


Neutralizing Agar Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Contact Plates Sabouraud
w/Escherichia coli. w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80 Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin,
w/Candida albicans. Polysorbate 80.

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Settling Plates Settling Plate Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar


pH 5.6
Settling Plates For cultivation of yeast and fungi.
are single or double bagged with a third bag enclosed for
Monoplate-Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111884
customer use (Double + Bag). 85mm plates are manufactured
in a clean room (SAL=10-6), and 100 and 150mm plates are
manufactured in an environmentally controlled environment. Settling Plate Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar
This provides the highest level of sterility assurance with no w/Lecithin w/Polysorbate 80
compromise of growth characteristics. Each lot is tested to ensure For cultivation of yeast and fungi.
consistent, reproducible results. Not intended for IVD use. 13 x 85mm - Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111883

Settling Plate Tryptic Soy Agar Settling Plate Sterile Tryptic Soy Agar
For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
Monoplate-Single Bag 10/Pk. R111570 Monoplate - Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111870
15 x 150mm-Single Bag 10/Pk. R111574 15 x 100mm - Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111879
Monoplate-Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111670 32mL - 15 x 85mm - Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111890
15 x 150mm - Double + Bag 20/Pk. R111874
Settling Plate Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin,
Polysorbate 80 Settling Plate Sterile Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin,
For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. Polysorbate 80
15 x 150mm-Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111684
For cultivation of bacteria, yeast, and fungi. For cultivation of
bacteria, yeast and fungi. lradiated.
Settling Plates - Sterile 15 x 150mm - Double + Bag 5/Pk. R111882
100mm - Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111892
100mm - Double + Bag 100/Pk. R111893
Sterile Settling Plates
are double bagged and gamma-irradiated with a third sterile
bag enclosed for customer use (Double + Bag). Sterile 85mm
plates are manufactured in a cleanroom (SAL=10-6), and 100 and
150mm plates are manufactured in an environmentally controlled
environment. This provides the highest level of sterility assurance
with no compromise of growth characteristics. Each lot is tested to
ensure consistent, reproducible results. Not intended for IVD use.

Settling Plate Sterile R2A


For performing heterotrophic plate count on treated potable water.
Double + Bag 10/Pk. R111970
Double + Bag 100/Pk. R111972

Settling Plate Tryptic


Soy Agar w/growth.

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Triple Wrapped Irradiated Plates Isolator Plates

The plates are irradiated and triple-wrapped in transparent Isolator contact and settling plates are made with the highest
packaging. Each package includes an exposure indicator to quality raw materials and components, and tested to ensure
reduce contamination risk in Vapor-phase Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) consistent, reproducible results and growth performance.
sterilization procedures. Manufactured in a cleanroom with a sterility Manufactured in Class 10,000 (ISO Class 7) cleanroom with Class
assurance level of SAL=10-5. Quantitative quality control testing to 100 (ISO Class 5) work zones for superior sterility assurance.
ensure optimum performance in accordance with BP/EP/JP/USP is Enclosed in VHP-resistant Mylar envelopes designed to prevent
performed on all products. Not intended for IVD use. opening and minimize breaking and each stack of plates are
encased in a shrink sealed wrapper to prevent inadvertent lid
Triple Wrap Sterile Tryptone Soya Agar release and contamination risk during transport. Not intended for
Settling Plates 90mm PO5500B IVD use.
Triple Wrap Sterile Tryptone Soya Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80, Sodium
Thiosulphate, L-Histidine Isolator Wrap Sterile Contact Plate Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin, Polysor-
Settling Plates 90mm PO5501B bate 80 - Room Temperature
Triple Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Contact Plates 55mm R111820RT
Settling Plates 90mm PO5502B Isolator Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
Triple Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80, - Room Temperature
Sodium Thiosulphate, L-Histidine Contact Plates 55mm R111825RT
Settling Plates 90mm PO5503B Isolator Wrap Sterile Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80 - Room
Triple Wrap Sterile Tryptone Soya Agar Temperature
Settling Plates 55mm PO5510D Settling Plates 90mm R111815RT
Triple Wrap Sterile Tryptone Soya Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Isolator Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
Thiosulphate, L-Histidine (pH 5.6) - Room Temperature
Settling Plates 55mm PO5511D Settling Plates 90mm R111835RT
Triple Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Isolator Wrap Sterile D/E Neutralizing Agar - Room Temperature
Settling Plates 55mm PO5512D Settling Plates 90mm R111833RT
Triple Wrap Sterile Sabouraud Dextrose Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80, Isolator Wrap Sterile Tryptic Soy Agar - Room Temperature
Sodium Thiosulphate, L-Histidine Settling Plates 90mm R111816RT
Settling Plates 55mm PO5513D

Dilution Bottles
Dilution Bottles
are leakproof, wide mouth PET plastic bottles. They have a tear-
away sterility strip and easy, one-hand opening hinged lid. Sterility
insured by gamma radiation. Color-coded caps promote easy and
accurate visual identification.

Sterile Contact Plates


Phosphate Buffer w/MgCl
Triple Wrapped
Irradiated Plates Formulation used in water and wastewater testing as referenced in
APHA and EPA test methods. pH 7.2 stock solution.
Yellow Cap 90mL/Bottle 72/Cs. R23702
Red Cap 99mL/Bottle 72/Cs. R23703

Phosphate Buffer, Butterfields


Formulation used in food, dairy and pharmaceutical testing as
referenced in AOAC, APHA, FDA, USDA, and USP test methods.
pH 7.2 stock solution.

Isolator Wrap Sterile Dilution Bottles w/color


Contact Plates coded caps. Green Cap 90mL/Bottle 72/Cs. R23700
White Cap 99mL/Bottle 72/Cs. R23701

A .............13 x100 mm Tube F............... 20 x113 mm Tube PPV ...........Polypropylene Vial DT ................... Durham Tube CSB ................... Clear Sq Btl
B ..............15 x 45 mm Tube G ..............20 x150 mm Tube PPT ..12 x 80 mm Skirted Tube HC ................... Hungate Cap BB ................Borosilicate Btl
C ..............15 x 90 mm Tube H ................27 x70 mm Tube PT .........................Pour Tube RS................ Rubber Stopper BRB................. Boston Rd Btl
D .............15 x103 mm Tube BCB ............Blood Culture Btl DP ........................Deep Pour IWP .......... Individ Wrap Plate PB .............Polypropylene Btl
E .............16 x125 mm Tube TCF .......Tissue Culture Flask TP ..........................Thin Pour DBG ................... Double Bag SB ........................Serum Btl
SBG......................Single Bag WMB ............Wide Mouth Btl

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Dry-Bags Individual Start-Up Components:


Pre-weighed, sterile dehydrated media are supplied in light-weight, Pipette, range 1-10mL (1-channel)
transparent plastic bags all that is required is the addition of water Each PT0601
and the medium or diluent is ready for use. Extra long pipette tips with filter, range 1-10mL
50 tips/Pk. PT0602
DilufluxTM Automated Gravimetric Dilutor
(dual pump) Single (eppendorf) tubes, 1.5mL
1 unit DB4000A 50 tubes PT0603
Homogenizer Laboratory Blender Rack for sample tubes (96 wells)
1 unit DB5000A 1 rack/Pk. PT0604
Bag Connector (stainless steel) CapEase Tool
1 unit BM9901A Each PT0621
Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth (BLEB) w/o Filter Rack for lysis tubes
5 x 20L DB0897V 1 rack/Pk. PT0632
Buffered Peptone Water w/Filter Pipette tips with filter, 1-200uL
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag makes 20 L. 10 x 96 tips PT0609
10 x 20L/Pk. DB0509M Digital Dry Bath Incubator
Buffered Peptone Water (ISO) w/Filters Each PT0630
10 x 20L DB1049M Block Module for Dry Bath Incubator
Buffered Peptone Water w/o Filter Each PT0631
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag contains 20 L.
Pipette, range 5-50uL, (8-channel)
10 x 20L/Pk. DB0509W
Each PT0613
Buffered Peptone Water (ISO) w/o Filter
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag contains 20 L. Blank PCR strips
10 x 20L/Pk. DB1049W 120 x 8 strips PT0614
Half Fraser Broth w/Filter Caps for Blank PCR Strips
5 x 20L DB0895L 120 x 8 strips PT0615
Half Fraser Broth w/o Filter Pipette, range 5-50uL, (1-channel)
Each pack contains 5 bags, each bag contains 20 L. Each PT0617
5 x 20L/Pk. DB0895V Pipette, range 5-250uL, (8-channel)
Lactose Broth w/o Filter Each PT0606
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag contains 20 L.
Pipette tips with filter, 2-250uL
10 x 20L/Pk. DB0137W
Each PT0607
Maximum Recovery Diluent (MRD) w/Filter
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag contains 20 L. Electronic Pipette 5-50ul
10 x 20L/Pk. DB0733M Each PT0616
Maximum Recovery Diluent (MRD) w/oFilter
Each pack contains 10 bags, each bag contains 20 L.
10 x 20L/Pk. DB0733W
Tryptone Soya Broth (TSB) w/o Filter
10 x 20L DB0129W
ONE Broth Salmonella w/o Filter
10 x 20L DB0129W
ONE Broth Listeria w/o Filter
5 x 20L DB1091W
24 LEB broth w/o Filter
5 x 20L DB1066V
UVM1 Broth w/o Filter
Each pack contains 5 bags, each bag contains 20L.
5 x 20L/Pk. DB0863V
Dry-Bag Peristaltic Pump Package
Peristaltic Pump, pump head and tubing (Model 1400-1620)
pack DB2000A
Dry-Bag Peristaltic Pump Model 1300-3600
Peristaltic Pump for filling and dispensing Dry-Bags
1 unit DB3000A
Dry-Bag Pump Head
Drive Head for Dry-Bag Peristaltic Pump (DB3000A)
1 unit DB1500A
Dry-Bag Pump Tubing
Tubing for Dry-Bag Peristaltic Pump (DB3000A) and Pump Head (DB1500A).
1 unit DB1750A
Dry-Bag Filter (reusable)
1 unit DB0200A

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Dehydrated Culture Media
Contents:

Remel Dehydrated Culture Media 82

Remel Components, Supplements, Additives 93

Remel Animal Blood 95

Oxoid Dehydrated Culture Media 95

Oxoid Veggietones: Animal-free Peptones 113

Oxoid Components, Supplements, Additives 114

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Brilliance Chromogenic Media


Thermo Scientific Brilliance Chromogenic Media
provides clearly visible answers on a single culture plate
Detects enzymatic activity of target organisms quickly
and accurately
Allows for rapid, easy differentiation and presumptive
identification of the following organisms: Bacillus cereus,
Candida, Cronobacter, Listeria, Salmonella and Urinary
Tract Infection (UTI) pathogens

Dry-Bags
2016 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. All rights reserved.

Thermo Scientific Dry-Bags are easy to prepare


just add 20 liters of deionized water
Gamma irradiated for sterility assurance
Leading-edge technology and premium ingredients for
optimal performance
No handling of hot glassware or weighing of culture
media

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Dehydrated Culture Media

Remel Dehydrated Culture Media BHI Broth


For the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious microorganisms.
Remel Dehydrated Culture Media is intended For Laboratory Use 500g Each R452472
Only.
BiGGY Agar
A1 Medium For the isolation and differentiation of Candida spp.
For the detection of coliform microorganisms in water and food 500g Each R452392
500g Each R452012
2.5kg Each R452014 Bile Esculin Agar
For presumptive identification of group D streptococci and
Antibiotic Medium No. 3 enterococci.
For use in the microbiological assay of antibiotics by the
500g Each R452362
turbidimetric method. 2.5kg Each R452364
500g Each R452162
Bile Esculin Azide Agar
APT Agar For the selective isolation and presumptive identification of group D
For the cultivation of heterofermentative lactobacilli. streptococci and enterococci. Industrial Reference: BAM, SMWW.
500g Each R452302 500g Each R452372

APT Broth Bismuth Sulfite Agar


For the cultivation of heterofermentative lactobacilli. For the selective and differential isolation of Salmonella spp.
500g Each R452312 500g Each R452402

Baird-Parker Agar Base Blood Agar Base No. 2


A selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of coagulase For use with blood for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety
positive staphylococci from food and other materials. Requires the of fastidious microorganisms.
addition of Egg Yolk Tellurite 100%, Part No. R450330 (adjust to 500g Each R452412
20%). Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, EP, FDA, IDF, ISO,
NMKL, USDA.
Bordet Gengou Agar Base
500g Each R452342 For the isolation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella
2.5kg Each R452342 parapertussis.
500g Each R452432
BHI Agar
(Brain Heart Infusion Agar) For the cultivation of a wide variety of
microorganisms. Brilliant Green Agar
For selective isolation of Salmonella other than Salmonella enterica
500g Each R452452 serovar Typhi and Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi from
2.5kg Each R452454 fecal specimens or other material. Not for Shigella spp. Industrial
Reference: SMWW, USDA, USP.
BHI Agar w/Cycloheximide, Chloramphenicol 500g Each R452552
For the selective isolation of pathogenic fungi.
500g Each R452462

Remel Dehydrated Culture Baird-Parker Agar w/ Bismuth Sulfite Agar w/ Brilliant Green Agar w/ BIGGY Agar w/Candida Bordet Gengou
Media. Staphylococcus aureus. Salmonella Typhi. Salmonella spp. albicans. w/Bordetella pertussis.

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Brilliant Green Agar Modified Campylobacter Blood Free Selective Agar Base
For the selective isolation of Salmonella spp. For use with cefoperazone for the selective isolation of
Campylobacter spp.
500g Each R452562
500g Each R452722
Brilliant Green Bile Broth 2%
For the detection of coliform microorganisms in water, wastewater, Casman Agar Base
foods and dairy products. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, EPA, For use with blood for the isolation of a wide variety of fastidious
IDF, SMWW. and nonfastidious microorganisms.
500g Each R452602 500g Each R452772

Brilliant Green Sulfa Agar Cetrimide Selective Agar


For the selective isolation of Salmonella spp. For selective isolation and presumptive identification of
Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other gram-negative,
500g Each R452622
nonfermentative bacteria. Industrial Reference: BAM, USP.

Brucella Agar 500g Each R452802


For the cultivation of Brucella spp. and other fastidious
microorganisms. Charcoal Agar Base
For selective isolation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella
500g Each R452652
parapertussis. Requires addition of Horse Blood, Defibrinated Part
No. R54092.
Brucella Broth
For cultivation of Brucella and other fastidious microorganisms. 500g Each R452862
Industrial Reference: USDA.
500g Each R452662
CIN Agar Base
For use with cefsulodin and novobiocin for the isolation of Yersinia
enterocolitica. Also available CN Selective Supplement, Part No.
Buffered CYE Agar Base R45050 and R450031.
For the isolation of Legionella spp. Also available Buffered CYE
Supplement, Part No. R450041; PAC Supplement, Part No. 500g Each R452942
R45006 and PAV Supplement, Part No. R45007.
500g Each R452352
Citrate Azide Agar
For the isolation and enumeration of viable microorganisms from a
variety of sources.
Buffered NaCl - Peptone Solution, pH 7.0
An isotonic diluent. Industrial Reference: USP. 500g Each R452872

500g Each R452202


CLED Agar
For the differentiation and enumeration of microorganisms in urine.
Buffered Peptone Water
For the non-selective pre-enrichment of Salmonella spp. from 500g Each R452882
foods.
500g Each R452672
Columbia Agar
For the cultivation of fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms.
2.5kg Each R452674
Industrial Reference: USP.
10kg Each R452676
500g Each R455412

Brilliant Green Bile Broth Buffered CYE Selective Agar Cetrimide Selective
2% and Brilliant Green w/Polymyxin B, Anisomycin, Agar w/Pseudomonas
Bile Broth 2% w/ MUG Vanomycin w/Legionella aeruginosa.
w/Escherichia coli under pneumophila.
ultraviolet light.

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Columbia Agar Base DNase Test Agar


or use with blood for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety For detection of deoxyribonuclease activity in microorganisms
of fastidious microorganisms. including staphylococci, enteric gram-negative bacilli and
pseudomonads.
500g Each R452952
2.5kg Each R452954 500g Each R453252

Columbia Broth EC Medium


For the cultivation of fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms. For detection of coliform bacteria at 37C and Escherichia coli at
44.5C. Industrial Reference: BAM, EPA, SMWW.
500g Each R452972
500g Each R453302
Columbia CNA Agar Base
With colistin, nalidixic acid. For use with blood for the selective EC Medium, Modified
isolation of gram-positive cocci. For use with novobiocin for the selective isolation of Escherichia
coli O157:H7.
500g Each R452962
10kg Each R452966 500g Each R453322

CTA Medium EC Medium w/MUG


For determination of fermentation reactions by fastidious For detection of Escherichia coli in water and food samples by a
microorganisms. fluorogenic assay procedure. Industrial Reference: BAM.
500g Each R452982 500g Each R453312

D/E Neutralizing Agar EE Broth Mossel


For environmental sampling procedures for the detection and For enrichment and selective isolation of Enterobacteriaceae.
enumeration of microorganisms when neutralization of chemical
500g Each R453332
disinfectants is required. Industrial Reference: COMPF.
500g Each R453032 EMB Agar Base
For selective and differential isolation of gram-negative bacilli.
D/E Neutralizing Broth
500g Each R453412
For the neutralization and testing of antiseptics and disinfectants.
500g Each R453042 EMB Agar, Levine
10kg Each R453046
For selective isolation and differentiation of gram-negative enteric
bacilli from clinical and industrial samples. Industrial Reference:
Demi-Fraser Broth Base BAM, COMPF, IDF, USP.
For cultivation of Listeria monocytogenes. Requires addition of
500g Each R453402
Fraser Broth Additive, Part No. 450361.
2.5kg Each R453404
500g Each R453462

EMB Agar, Modified


Dermatophyte Test Medium (HHT) For selective and differential isolation of gram-negative
For the selective isolation of dermatophytic fungi. bacilli.
500g Each R453202 500g Each R453392

EMB Agar, Levine w/


Escherichia coli.

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Endo Agar Fraser Broth Base


For the detection of coliforms and other enteric microorganisms. For use with acriflavin, nalidixic acid and ferric ammonium citrate
for the selective enrichment of Listeria spp. Also available Fraser
500g Each R453372
Broth Additive, Part No. 450361.

Eugon Agar 500g Each R453482


For the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. 2.5kg Each R453484
10kg Each R453486
500g Each R453422

GC Agar Base
Eugon Broth For use with hemoglobin and GCHI enrichment for the isolation
For the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. and cultivation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and other fastidious
500g Each R453432 microorganisms. Also available GCHI Enrichment w/Rehydrating
Solution, Part No. R450411; VCN Selective Supplement, Part No.
R450901 and VCNT Selective Supplement, Part No. R450921.
Eugonic Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
For the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. 500g Each R453502
2.5kg Each R453504
500g Each R458002
10kg Each R453506

Eugonic Broth w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80, Fraser Broth Base


Triton X-100* For use with acriflavin, nalidixic acid and ferric ammonium citrate
For cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. Triton X-100 is a for the selective enrichment of Listeria spp. Also available Fraser
surfactant that helps reduce adhesive forces that may be present Broth Additive, Part No. R450361.
in samples.
500g Each R453482
500g Each R458012 2.5kg Each R453484
10kg Each R453486
Fluid Sabouraud Medium
For the cultivation of yeast and molds. GN Broth
500g Each R453442
For the selective enrichment of gram-negative microorganisms,
especially Salmonella and Shigella. Industrial Reference: USDA.
Fluid Thioglycollate Medium 500g Each R453512
For the cultivation of aerobes and anaerobes and for sterility 2.5kg Each R453514
testing. Industrial Reference: USP.
500g Each R453452
HC Agar
10kg Each R453456
For use with polysorbate 80 for the enumeration of molds in
cosmetics.
Fluid Thioglycollate Medium w/0.5% Beef Extract 500g Each R453532
For testing for bacteria in biological products.
500g Each R453472
2.5kg Each R453474

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HE Agar Lauryl Tryptose Broth


(Hektoen Enteric Agar) For the selective isolation and differentiation For the detection of coliform bacteria in water and wastewater.
of gram-negative enteric microorganisms. Industrial Reference:
500g Each R453662
BAM, COMPF.
2.5kg Each R453664
500g Each R453572
Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/MUG
Heart Infusion Agar For use in fluorogenic assays for the detection of Escherichia coli in
For the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious microorganisms. water, wastewater and foods.
Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF.
500g Each R453672
500g Each R453522
LB Agar, Lennox
Heart Infusion Broth (Luria Agar, Lennox formulation) For use as a standard
For the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious microorganisms. bacteriological nutrient medium for cultivation and maintenance of
Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF. Escherichia coli for purposes of strain maintenance (sub-culturing),
cloning, plasmid propagation and protein expression in standard
500g Each R453552
molecular microbiological procedures.

Hunt Medium Base 500g Each R452322


For the isolation of Campylobacter spp. from dairy products and
food. LB Agar, Miller
(Luria Agar, Miller formulation) For use as a standard bacteriological
500g Each R453562
nutrient medium for cultivation and maintenance of Escherichia
coli for purposes of strain maintenance (sub-culturing), cloning,
Inhibitory Mold Agar plasmid propagation and protein expression in standard molecular
For the primary isolation of pathogenic fungi from clinical microbiological procedures.
specimens.
500g Each R453632
500g Each R453592

LB Broth, Lennox
KF Strep Agar (Luria broth, Lennox formulation) For use as a standard
For the cultivation and enumeration of fecal streptococci. bacteriological nutrient medium for cultivation and maintenance of
500g Each R453612 Escherichia coli for purposes of strain maintenance (subculturing),
cloning, plasmid propagation and protein expression in standard
molecular microbiological procedures.
Kligler Iron Agar
For the differentiation of microorganisms on the basis of dextrose 500g Each R452332
and lactose fermentation and hydrogen sulfide production.
500g Each R453622 LB Broth, Miller
(Luria Broth, Miller formulation) For use as a standard
bacteriological nutrient medium for cultivation and maintenance of
Lactose Broth Escherichia coli for purposes of strain maintenance (sub-culturing),
For the detection of coliform bacteria in water, foods and dairy
cloning, plasmid propagation and protein expression in standard
products according to Standard Methods. Industrial Reference:
molecular microbiological procedures.
AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, USDA, USP.
500g Each R453642
500g Each R453652
2.5kg Each R453654
10kg Each R453656

HE Agar w/ Shigella spp. Kligler Iron Agar w/ Lauryl Tryptose Broth and
and Salmonella spp. Escherichia coli. Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/
MUG w/ Escherichia coli
under ultraviolet light.

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Letheen Agar Lysine Iron Agar, Modified


For the testing of quaternary ammonium compounds for For selective isolation of Salmonella spp.
antimicrobial activity. Industrial Reference: AOAC, COMPF.
500g Each R453792
500g Each R453702
2.5kg Each R453704 M Broth
For the detection of Salmonella spp. in dried foods and feeds.
Letheen Agar Modified
500g Each R453782
For the recovery of microorganisms from cosmetics.
2.5kg Each R453784
500g Each R453722
mENDO Agar LES
Letheen Broth For cultivation and enumeration of coliform bacteria from water by
For testing quaternary ammonium compounds for antimicrobial membrane filtration method.
activity. Industrial Reference: AOAC.
500g Each R453942
500g Each R453712 2.5kg Each R452944
2.5kg Each R453714
mENDO Broth MF
Letheen Broth Modified For the enumeration of coliforms by membrane filtration.
For use with polysorbate 80 for the recovery of microorganisms
500g Each R453952
from cosmetics.
500g Each R453732 m Enterococcus Agar
For selective isolation and enumeration of enterococci by
Listeria Enrichment Broth membrane filtration. Industrial Reference: COMPF, SMWW.
For selective enrichment of Listeria spp. Industrial Reference: BAM,
500g Each R456072
COMPF.
500g Each R453692 MacConkey Agar
2.5kg Each R453694 For selective and differential isolation of gram-negative bacilli.
Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF, SMWW, USP.
Lowenstein Jensen Base
500g Each R453802
For use with fresh eggs and glycerol for the isolation and
2.5kg Each R453804
differentiation of Mycobacterium spp.
10kg Each R453806
500g Each R453752
2.5kg Each R453754 MacConkey Agar Base
For the cultivation of gram-negative bacilli.
LPM Agar Base 500g Each R453812
For use with moxalactam for the selective isolation of Listeria spp.
from foods.
MacConkey Agar w/MUG
500g Each R453762 For isolation and presumptive identification of Escherichia coli by a
fluorogenic assay procedure.
Lysine Iron Agar 500g Each R453842
For the differentiation of microorganisms on the basis of lysine
decarboxylase and hydrogen sulfide production.
500g Each R453772

LPM Agar w/ Listeria mENDO Agar LES MacConkey Agar w/ MacConkey Agar w/MUG
monocytogenes. w/Pseudomonas Escherichia coli. w/Escherichia coli under
aeruginosa, membrane ultraviolet light.
filtration method.

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MacConkey Broth Middlebrook 7H10 Agar


For presumptive identification of coliforms. Industrial Reference: For use with glycerol and OADC enrichment for the cultivation of
USP. Mycobacterium spp.
500g Each R453822 500g Each R453982

MacConkey Sorbitol Agar Middlebrook 7H11 Agar


For the selective and differential isolation of sorbitol-negative For use with glycerol and OADC enrichment for the cultivation of
Escherichia coli., particularly O157:H7. Mycobacterium spp.
500g Each R453852 500g Each R454002
2.5kg Each R453854
Mossel EE Broth
Malonate Broth Modified See EE Broth Mossel (click here).
For the differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae on the basis of
malonate utilization.
MR-VP Medium
500g Each R453882 (Methyl Red-Voges Proskauer) For the differentiation of
microorganisms on the basis of acid or acetylmethyl carbinol
Malt Extract Agar production (MR-VP Reaction).
For isolation and enumeration of yeast and molds. Industrial 500g Each R454072
reference: COMPF.
500g Each R453892 MRS Agar
(de Man, Rogosa, Sharpe) For the cultivation of Lactobacillus spp.
Mannitol Salt Agar and of gram-positive cocci.
For selective and differential isolation of staphylococci. Industrial 500g Each R454052
Reference: USP.
500g Each R453902 MRS Broth
2.5kg Each R453904 (de Man, Rogosa, Sharpe) For the isolation and cultivation of
Lactobacillus spp. and the differentiation of gram-positive cocci.
McBride Listeria Agar 500g Each R454062
For the selective isolation of Listeria monocytogenes. 2.5kg Each R454064
500g Each R453912
Mueller Hinton Agar
McClung Toabe Agar Base For antimicrobial disk diffusion susceptibility testing. Conforms to
For the isolation and differentiation of Clostridium spp. Requires CLSI standards. Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF.
addition of Egg Yolk Suspension 50%, Part No. 450290. 500g Each R454082
500g Each R453932 2.5kg Each R453904
10kg Each R454086

Middlebrook 7H9 Broth


For the isolation and cultivation of Mycobacterium spp. Mycobiotic Agar
For primary isolation of pathogenic fungi from clinical specimens.
500g Each R454012
2.5kg Each R454014 500g Each R454112

Mannitol Salt Agar w/


Staphylococcus aureus.

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Mycological Agar, Low pH Phenol Red Agar Base


For the selective isolation of fungi. For use with carbohydrates for the differentiation of
microorganisms on the basis of carbohydrate fermentation studies.
500g Each R454132
500g Each R454262
Mycoplasma Broth Base
For the cultivation of Mycoplasma spp. Requires the addition of Phenol Red Broth Base
enrichments. For use with carbohydrates for the differentiation of
microorganisms on the basis of carbohydrate fermentation studies.
500g Each R454172
500g Each R454272
Mycoplasma Broth Base, Frey
For the cultivation of avian Mycoplasma spp. Phenol Red Dextrose Broth
For the detection of dextrose fermentation by a variety of
500g Each R454162
microorganisms.

Nutrient Agar 500g Each R454282


General purpose medium for cultivation of a wide range of
microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, Phenylethyl Alcohol Agar
SMD. (PEA) For use with blood for the selective isolation of gram-positive
cocci.
500g Each R454182
500g Each R454302
Nutrient Agar w/MUG
For the detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli in water by a Potato Dextrose Agar
fluorogenic assay procedure. For the cultivation of fungi.
500g Each R454212 500g Each R454312
2.5kg Each R454314
Nutrient Broth
General purpose medium for the cultivation of nonfastidious Potato Flake Agar
microorganisms. For the cultivation and identification of fungi.
500g Each R454202 500g Each R454322
2.5kg Each R454204
Presence-Absence Broth
Oxford Agar Base, Modified For the detection of coliform bacteria in water treatment plants or
For the isolation of Listeria monocytogenes in food. Also available distribution systems using the presence-absence coliform test.
Moxalactam Selective Supplement, Part No. 450551. Industrial Reference: SMWW.
500g Each R454232 500g Each R454292
2.5kg Each R454294
Peptone Water
For the cultivation of nonfastidious microorganisms, and as a basal
medium for carbohydrate fermentation studies.
500g Each R454242

Mycological Agar w/ Mycological Agar w/ Potato Dextrose Agar w/


Candida albicans. Trichophyton Trichophyton rubrum.
mentagrophytes.

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Pseudomonas F Agar Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Emmons


(FLO Agar) For differentiation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from For the cultivation and isolation of yeast and fungi.
other Pseudomonas spp. based on fluorescein production.
500g Each R454472
Industrial Reference: BAM, USP.
2.5kg Each R454474
500g Each R454332
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, pH 5.6
Pseudomonas Isolation Agar For the isolation of fungi. Industrial Reference: USP.
For selective isolation and differentiation of Pseudomonas spp.
500g Each R454462
based on pigment formation.
2.5kg Each R454464
500g Each R454392
Salmonella Shigella Agar
Pseudomonas P Agar (SS Agar) For the selective and differential isolation of Salmonella
(TECH Agar) For differentiation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and, to a lesser degree, Shigella. Industrial Reference: COMPF,
from other Pseudomonas spp. based on pyocyanin production. USDA.
Industrial Reference: BAM, USP.
500g Each R454502
500g Each R454342 10kg Each R454506

Purple Broth Base Schaedler Agar


For use with carbohydrates for the determination of fermentation For the cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms.
reactions by microorganisms. 500g Each R454522
500g Each R454352
Selenite Broth
R2A Agar A selective enrichment broth for isolation of Salmonella spp.
For enumeration and cultivation of bacteria from potable water. 500g Each R454582
Industrial Reference: SMWW.
500g Each R454372 Selenite Cystine Broth
A selective enrichment broth for isolation of Salmonella spp.
Rappaport-Vassiliadis R10 Broth 500g Each R454592
For the selective enrichment of Salmonella spp. from foods.
500g Each R456092 SIM Medium
For the differentiation of microorganisms on the basis of hydrogen
Rappaport-Vassiliadis Salmonella Enrichment sulfide, indole production and motility.
Broth 500g Each R454412
For the selective enrichment and isolation of Salmonella spp.
Industrial Reference: USP.
Simmons Citrate Agar
500g Each R455432 For differentiation of gram-negative bacteria on the basis of citrate
utilization. Industrial Reference: AOAC, BAM, COMPF, USDA.
Reinforced Medium for Clostridia MLT 500g Each R454652
(Microbial Limit Testing) For cultivation and enumeration of
Clostridium spp. and other anaerobes. Industrial Reference: USP.
500g Each R455402

Pseudomonas F Agar Pseudomonas Isolation Pseudomonas P Agar Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, Salmonella Shigella Agar w/ Salmonella Shigella Agar w/
w/Pseudomonas Agar w/Pseudomonas w/Pseudomonas Emmons w/ Shigella sonnei. Salmonella Typhi
fluorescens under aeruginosa. aeruginosa. Cryptococcus
UV light. neoformans.

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Standard Methods Agar Triple Sugar Iron Agar


For the enumeration of bacteria in water, wastewater, food and (TSI Agar) For the differentiation of microorganisms on the basis of
dairy products. Industrial Reference: APHA and AOAC. dextrose, lactose and sucrose fermentation and hydrogen sulfide
production.
500g Each R454702
2.5kg Each R454704 500g Each R454982

TAT Broth Base Tryptic Soy Agar


For the detection of gram-negative microorganisms in cosmetics (TSA) For the cultivation of a wide variety of nonfastidious
and topical drugs. Also available Polysorbate 20, Part No. microorganisms.
R450851.
500g Each R455002
500g Each R454792 2.5kg Each R455004
10kg Each R455006
TCBS Agar
For the selective isolation of Vibrio cholerae and other Tryptic Soy Agar w/Lecithin, Polysorbate 80
enteropathogenic vibrios. For the isolation of microorganisms from surfaces sanitized with
quaternary ammonium compounds.
500g Each R454752
500g Each R455032
Tergitol 7 Agar 2.5kg Each R455034

For selective isolation and differentiation of coliform


microorganisms. Tryptic Soy Broth
(TSB) (Soybean Casein Digest) For the cultivation of a wide variety
500g Each R454802
of nonfastidious microorganisms. Industrial Reference: USP.

Tetrathionate Broth Base 500g Each R455052


2.5kg Each R455054
A selective enrichment medium for use with iodine for the recovery
10kg Each R455056
of Salmonella spp. Also available Brilliant Green for Tetrathionate,
Part No. R114080 and Iodine for Tetrathionate, Part No. R452118.
Tryptic Soy Broth Modified w/Novobiocin
500g Each R454822
(TSB, Modified w/Novobiocin) Selective enrichment liquid medium
2.5kg Each R454824
recommended for cultivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from
10kg Each R454826
food products.

Thiogel Medium 2.5kg Each R458634


10kg Each R458636
For identification of microorganisms based on their ability to liquefy
gelatin.
Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar
500g Each R454842
For the cultivation and enumeration of microorganisms in dairy
products.
Thioglycollate Medium w/o Indicator
500g Each R455092
For the cultivation of anaerobic microorganisms.
500g Each R454902
2.5kg Each R454904

TCBS Agar w/Vibrio Tergitol 7 Agar w/TTC Triple Sugar Iron Agar Triple Sugar Iron Agar Triple Sugar Iron Agar Tryptic Soy Agar Settling
parahaemolyticus. w/Escherichia coli. w/Salmonella enterica w/Shigella flexneri. w/Escherichia coli. Plate w/growth.
serovar Typhimurium.

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Tryptone Water Violet Red Bile Agar


For the production of indole by microorganisms. For selective isolation and detection of coliform microorganisms in
water, foods, milk and other dairy products. Industrial Reference:
500g Each R455122
APHA, BAM, COMPF, IDF.

Tryptose Broth 500g Each R455282


For the cultivation of Brucella spp. and other microorganisms.
500g Each R455162
Violet Red Bile Agar w/MUG
For the detection of coliforms and the fluorogenic detection of
Escherichia coli.
Tryptose Phosphate Broth
For the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious microorganisms. 500g Each R455292

500g Each R455192


2.5kg Each R455194
Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar
For the selective and differential isolation of gram-negative bacilli.
Industrial Reference: USP.
TT Broth Base
Hajna. For the selective isolation and enrichment of Salmonella 500g Each R455302
spp. Industrial Reference: USDA.
500g Each R454832
Vogel Johnson Agar Base
For the early detection of coagulase-positive staphylococci.
2.5kg Each R454834
10kg Each R454836 500g Each R455352

Urea Agar Base XLD Agar


For the differentiation of microorganisms on the basis of urease For the isolation and differentiation of enteric pathogens. Industrial
production. Requires addition of Agar. Reference: USP.
500g Each R455202 500g Each R459902

UVM Modified Listeria Enrichment Broth XLT4 Agar Base


For the selective enrichment of Listeria spp. Industrial Reference: For use with Tergitol 4 for the isolation of non-typhi Salmonella
COMPF. spp. Also available Tergitol 4, Part No. R450880.
500g Each R455252 500g Each R459802
2.5kg Each R455254

Yeast Nitrogen Base


Vegetable Peptone Agar For carbohydrate assimilation testing of yeast.
For the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. A meat-free
500g Each R459952
alternative to TSA.
500g Each R455262
Yeast Nitrogen Base w/o Amino Acids
For the identification of yeast based on amino acid and
Vegetable Peptone Broth carbohydrate requirements.
For the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. A meat-free
500g Each R459942
alternative to TSB.
500g Each R455272

Violet Red Bile Agar and Vogel Johnson Agar w/ XLD Agar w/ Salmonella
Violet Red Bile Agar w/ Staphylococcus aureus. enterica serovar
MUG w/ Escherichia coli. Typhimurium.

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Yeast Nitrogen Base w/o Ammonium Sulfate w/o Brilliant Green for Tetrathionate
Amino Acids For use with with Tetrathionate Broth.
For the identification of yeast based on carbon and nitrogen 100mL Each R114080
requirements.
500g Each R459932 Buffered CYE Supplement
2.5kg Each R459934 (L-Cysteine HCl) Lyophilized. Part No. R45005 is for use with
Buffered CYE Agar Pour Tube, Part No. R09300.
YEDC Agar 1mL 10/Pk. R45005
(Yeast Extract, Dextrose, Chloramphenicol) For the enumeration of 5mL 10/Pk. R450041
yeast and molds in dairy products.
500g Each R456002 Casein Peptone, Acidic Digest of Casein
500g Each R451092
YM Agar
(Yeast Mold Agar) For the cultivation of yeast, molds and other Casein Peptone, Pancreatic Digest of Casein
aciduric microorganisms.
500g Each R451102
500g Each R456032 2.5kg Each R451104

CN Selective Supplement
Remel Components, Supplements, (Cefsulodin, Novobiocin) Lyophilized. For use with CIN Agar Base.
Additives 1mL 10/Pk. R45050
10mL 10/Pk. R450031
ADC Enrichment
Used in Middlebrook media. Egg Yolk Suspension 50%
10mL 10/Pk. R450591 For use with McClung-Toabe Agar Base.
20mL 10/Pk. R450592 100mL Each R450290
100mL 10/Pk. R450291
Agar
500g Each R451012 Egg Yolk Tellurite 100%
For use with Baird Parker Agar Base.
Agar, Purified 10mL 10/Pk. R450332
500g Each R451022 100mL Each R450330
100mL 10/Pk. R450331

Beef Extract
500g Each R451052 Fildes Enrichment
For use with BHI Broth Base.
Bile Salts No. 3 5mL 20/Pk. R45037
12.5mL 20/Pk. R45038
500g Each R451062
100mL Each R45039

RapiDCM pre-weighed Pour RapiDCM into flask. Autoclave RapiDCM Pour RapiDCM media. Remel components and Egg Yolk Tellurite
pouches. media. supplements. 100%, 100mL.

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Fraser Broth Additive OADC Enrichment


For use with Fraser Broth Base. For use in Middlebrook Media.
10mL 10/Pk. R450361 2mL 10/Pk. R450600
10mL 10/Pk. R450601
GCHI Enrichment w/Rehydrating Solution 20mL 10/Pk. R450602
100mL Each R450603
Lyophilized. For use with GC Agar Base.
100mL 10/Pk. R450604
10mL 5/Pk. R450411 500mL Each R450605

Gelatin Peptone, Pancreatic Digest of Gelatin PAC Supplement


(Polymyxin B, Anisomysin, Cefamandole) Lyophilized. For use with
500g Each R451142 Buffered CYE Agar Pour Tube, Part No. R09300.
1mL 10/Pk. R45006
Hemoglobin
Bovine, freeze dried.
PAV Supplement
500g Each R451402 (Polymyxin B, Anisomysin, Vancomycin) Lyophilized. For use with
Buffered CYE Agar Pour Tube, Part No. R09300.
Iodine for Tetrathionate 1mL 10/Pk. R45007
For use with Tetrathionate Broth.
4.5mL Each R21228 Polysorbate 20
100mL Each R114350 For use with TAT Broth Base.
500mL Each R114351
100mL 10/Pk. R450851

Iodine for Tetrathionate, Hajna


For use with Hajna Tetrathionate Broth. Proteose Peptone
500g Each R450652
500mL Each R114352

Soy Peptone
L-Cysteine HCl Papaic.
See Buffered CYE Supplement (click here).
500g Each R451182

Laked Horse Blood


Hemolyzed horse blood for addition to culture media. Tergitol 4
For use with XLT4 Agar Base.
100mL Each R54072
100mL Each R450880

Moxalactam Selective Supplement


Lyophilized. For use with Modified Oxford Base. Tinsdale Enrichment
For use with Tinsdale Agar Base Pour Tube, Part No. R09897.
10mL 10/Pk. R450551
3.3mL 10/Pk. R45045

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VCN Selective Supplement Rabbit Blood, Defibinated


(Vancomycin, Colistin, Nystatin) For use with GC Agar Base. Allow up to 14 days for delivery.
10mL 10/Pk. R450901 25mL Each R54124
50mL Each R54128
VCNT Selective Supplement 100mL Each R54132

(Vancomycin, Colistin, Nystatin, Trimethoprim) Lyophilized. For use


with GC Agar Base. Sheep Blood, Alsevers
25mL Each R54044
10mL 10/Pk. R450921
50mL Each R54048
500mL Each R54060
Vitamin K, Hemin Solution
For use in anaerobic media.
Sheep Blood, Defibrinated
10mL 20/Pk. R450951
25mL Each R54004
50mL Each R54008
Yeast Extract 100mL Each R54012
500g Each R451202 250mL Each R54016
2.5kg Each R451204 500mL Each R54020

Yeast Extract, Technical Oxoid Dehydrated Culture Media


500g Each R451212 Oxoid Dehydrated Culture Media can be intended For Laboratory
Use Only or for IVD use.
Yersinia Selective Supplement
See CN Selective Supplement (click here). Aeromonas Medium Base
(Ryan) A selective differential medium for the isolation of
Aeromonas hydrophila. Also available Ampicillin Selective
Remel Animal Blood Supplement, Part No. SR0136E.
500g Each CM0833B
Fetal Calf Serum
50mL Each R92157
AFPA Medium Base
A selective identification medium for the detection of Aspergillus
Horse Blood, Defibrinated flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus.
25mL Each R54084
500g Each CM0731B
50mL Each R54088
100mL Each R54092
500mL Each R54100 Agar Bacteriological
(Agar No. 1) A clear purified high gel strength bacteriological agar
Horse Serum compatible with all culture media. Industrial Reference: AOAC, IDF.
100mL Each R55075 500g Each LP0011B
5kg Each LP0011T

Remel animal blood Oxoid Dehydrated Culture


products. Media.

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Agar Technical Azide Blood Agar Base


(Agar No. 3) A general-purpose bacteriological-grade agar. Normal A selective media for the detection and isolation of streptococci
working concentration 1.2%. and staphylococci from feces, sewage and other specimens.
500g Each LP0013B 500g Each CM0259B
5kg Each LP0013T
Azide Dextrose Broth
Amies Transport Medium (Rothe Broth) For the detection of enterococci in water, sewage
For the preservation of microorganisms in transit. and food.
250g Each CM0425J 500g Each CM0868B

Anaerobe Basal Agar BiGGY Agar


For the growth of fastidious and other anaerobes. Also available (Nickerson Medium) For the isolation and presumptive identification
N-S Anaerobe Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0107B, for use of Candida spp.
for nonsporeforming anaerobes and G-N Anaerobe Selective
500g Each CM0589B
Supplement, Part No. SR0108B, for use for gram-negative
anaerobes.
Bacillus Cereus Agar Base, Chromogenic
500g Each CM0972B See Brilliance Bacillus Cereus Agar Base (click here).

Anaerobe Basal Broth


A nutrient broth for the growth of anaerobic microorganisms,
Bacillus Cereus Selective Agar Base
A selective and diagnostic medium for the isolation and
particularly Bacteroides spp. and other fastidious anaerobes.
enumeration of Bacillus cereus. Also available Bacillus Cereus
500g Each CM0957B Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0099E; Egg Yolk Suspension
50%, Part No. R450290 (adjusted to 20%) and Cycloheximide
Antibiotic Medium No. 1 0.1% Solution, Part No. SR0222C.
(Seed Agar) For the seed layer in preparation of plates for the 500g Each CM0617B
microbiological assay of antibiotics. Industrial Reference: AOAC,
FDA, USDA, ISO.
Baird-Parker Agar Base
500g Each CM0327B A selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of coagulase
positive staphylococci from food. For use with Egg Yolk Tellurite
Antibiotic Medium No. 3 Emulsion, Part No. SR0054C. Do not use with RPF Supplement.
(Assay Broth) For use in the serial dilution assay of penicillin and Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, EP, IDF, ISO, NMKL,
other antibiotics. Industrial Reference: USP. USDA.

500g Each CM0287B 500g Each CM0275B

Arcobacter Broth Base Baird-Parker Agar Base, RPF


For the selective growth of Arcobacter spp. Also available CAT A selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of coagulase
Supplement, Part No. SR0174E and CCDA Selective Supplement, positive staphylococci from food. For use with RPF supplement,
Part No. SR0155E and SR0155H. Part No. SR0122A. Do not use Egg Yolk Tellurite Emulsion.
Industrial Reference: ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0965B
500g Each CM0961B

Bacillus Cereus
Selective Agar Base with
Bacillus Cereus Selective
Supplement and Egg Yolk
Suspension w/ Bacillus cereus.

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BiGGY Agar Brain Heart Infusion Broth


(Nickerson Medium) For the isolation and presumptive identification A highly nutritious medium for the growth of fastidious organisms,
of Candida spp. and suitable for blood cultures. Industrial Reference: FDA, NMKL,
USDA.
500g Each CM0589B
500g Each CM1135B
Bile Aesculin Agar 2.5kg Each CM1135R
A differential medium for the isolation and presumptive
identification of enterococci. Industrial Reference: FDA. Brilliance Bacillus Cereus Agar Base
A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
500g Each CM0888B
Bacillus cereus from food samples. Also available Chromogenic
Bacillus Cereus Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0230E.
Bismuth Sulphite Agar
(Modified Wilson and Blair Medium) For isolation of Salmonella 500g Each CM1036B
Typhi and other Salmonella spp., especially lactose-fermenting
strains. Maximum shelf life is 12 months. Brilliance Candida Agar Base
A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
500g Each CM0201B
clinically important Candida spp., including C. albicans. Also
available Chromogenic Candida Agar Selective Supplement, Part
Blood Agar Base No. SR0231E.
Nonselective general purpose medium that may be enriched with
blood or serum. 500g Each CM1002B

500g Each CM0055B


Brilliance E. coli/Coliform Medium
A chromogenic medium for differentiation of Escherichia coli and
Blood Agar Base No. 2 other coliforms from food and environmental samples.
Nutritional base for cultivation of fastidious microorganisms.
500g Each CM0956B
500g Each CM0271B

Brilliance E. coli/Coliform Selective Medium


Bolton Broth Base A chromogenic medium for the detection and enumeration of
A medium for the selective pre-enrichment of Campylobacter Escherichia coli and other coliforms from food and water samples.
spp. in food samples. Also available Bolton Broth Selective
Supplement, Part No. SR0183E; and Modified Bolton Broth 500g Each CM1046B
Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0208E, which is an alternative
supplement containing amphotericin B as a replacement for Brilliance Cronobacter Sakazakii Agar
cycloheximide. (DFI Formulation) A chromogenic medium for the isolation and
differentiation of Cronobacter (formerly Enterobacter sakazakii)
500g Each CM0983B
from food and dairy samples. Formulation according to Druggan,
Forsythe and Iverson for the isolation of Cronobacter sakazakii
Brain Heart Infusion Agar from powdered milk. See also Chromogenic Cronobacter Isolation
A highly nutritious medium for the growth of fastidious organism. Agar (click here).
Industrial Reference: AFNOR, BSI, FDA, IDF, ISO, USDA.
500g Each CM1055B
500g Each CM1136B

Brilliance Candida Agar Base


w/ Brilliance Candida Selective
Supplement w/mixed colonies of
C. albicans (green colonies), C.
tropicalis (dark blue colonies), and
C. krusei (pink-brown colonies).

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Brilliance Listeria Agar Base Brucella Medium Base


A chromogenic medium for the isolation, enumeration and For the isolation and cultivation of Brucella spp. Addition of
presumptive identification of Listeria spp., including Listeria Brucella Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0083A, aids selectivity.
monocytogenes, from food samples. Also available Chromogenic
500g Each CM0169B
Listeria Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0227E and
Chromogenic Listeria Differential Supplement, Part No. SR0228E
Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth
500g Each CM1080B (BLEB) A selective enrichment medium for the detection of
Listeria monocytogenes. Intended for use with samples of
Brilliance Salmonella Agar Base fermented products and as an alternative method for enrichment
(Formerly OSCM II) A chromogenic medium for the isolation and of environmental specimens. Also available Listeria Selective
presumptive identification of Salmonella spp. from food samples. Supplement, Part No. SR0140E or SR0143E; Modified Listeria
Also available Salmonella Selective Supplement, Part No. Selective Enrichment Supplement, Part No. SR0206E or SR0206B
SR0194E. and Listeria Selective Enrichment Supplement, Part No. SR0141E.
500g Each CM1092B 500g Each CM0897B
2.5g Each CM0897R
Brilliant Green Agar
(Kauffman Medium) For increased recovery and selective Buffered Peptone Water
isolation of Salmonella spp. other than S. Typhi. Also available A pre-enrichment medium for use prior to selective enrichment for
Sulphamandelate. Industrial Reference: USDA, USP. the isolation of Salmonella spp. from foods. Industrial Reference:
AFNOR, BSI, IDF, NMKL.
500g Each CM0263B
500g Each CM0509B
Brilliant Green Agar, Modified 2.5kg Each CM0509R
5kg Each CM0509T
(Edel-Kampelmacher Medium) A selective medium for
the increased recovery of Salmonella spp. Also available
Sulphamandelate. Buffered Peptone Water (ISO)
Nonselective pre-enrichment broth for the isolation of Salmonella
500g Each CM0329B
spp. and Cronobacter spp. from food and associated samples and
Cronobacter spp. from milk and milk samples.
Brilliant Green Bile Broth 2%
500g Each CM1049B
For the detection or confirmation of presence of members of coli-
aerogenes group. Recommended for 44C confirmatory test for
Escherichia coli. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, IDF, Buffered Peptone Water, Dry-Bag
ISO, NMKL. A pre-enrichment medium for use prior to selective enrichment for
the isolation of Salmonella spp. from foods. Preweighed, irradiated
500g Each CM0031B
DCM in a Dry-Bag. Add 20L of deionized water. Packaged in flat
boxes for easy storage at room temperature.
Brucella Agar
10/Pk. Each DB0509M
For the isolation and cultivation of Brucella spp.
500g Each CM0691B

Brilliance Listeria Agar Brilliance Salmonella Agar Brilliance Salmonella Agar


Base w/Brilliance Base, 500g. Base w/
Listeria Selective Salmonella spp.
Supplement w/L.
monocytyogenes (zone),
L. innocua (no zone).

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Buffered Peptone Water, Dry-Bag w/o Filter Campylobacter Agar Base, Karmaili
A pre-enrichment medium for use prior to selective enrichment for A blood-free selective medium for the isolation of Campylobacter
the isolation of Salmonella spp. from foods. Preweighed, irradiated jejuni and Campylobacter coli when incubated at 42C. Also
DCM in a Dry-Bag. Add 20L of deionized water. Packaged in flat available Campylobacter Selective Supplement (Karmali), Part No.
boxes for easy storage at room temperature. Use with Dry-Bag SR0167E and Modified Karmali Selective Supplement, Part No.
Filter, Part No. DB0200A. SR0205E.
10/Pk. Each DB0509W 500g Each CM0935B

Buffered Sodium Chloride Peptone Solution Campylobacter Blood-Free Selective Agar Base
An isotonic diluent. Industrial Reference: EP. (Modified CCDA-Preston) For the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni,
C. coli, C. upsaliensis and C. lari at 37C. Also available CCDA
500g Each CM0982B
Selective Supplement Part Nos. SR0155E or SR0155H.

Burkholderia Cepacia Agar Base 500g Each CM0739B


A selective medium for the isolation of Burkholderia cepacia. Also
available Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Supplement, Part No. Candida Agar Base, Chromogenic
SR0189E. See Brilliance Candida Agar Base (click here).
500g Each CM0995B
Cary-Blair Transport Medium
C.L.E.D. Medium A transport medium for gram-negative and anaerobic
(Cystine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient Medium) For urinary microorganisms. Industrial Reference: FDA.
bacteriology. 500g Each CM0519B
500g Each CM0301B
Cefixime Rhamnose Sorbitol MacConkey Agar
C.L.E.D. Medium w/Andrades Indicator Base
(Cystine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient Medium) For urinary (CR-SMAC) A selective and differential medium containing
bacteriology. rhamnose and cefixime for the isolation of E. coli O157. Also
available Cefixime Supplement, Part No. SR0191E.
500g Each CM0423B
500g Each CM1005B

Calgon Ringers Tablets


Tablet for preparation of isotonic diluents for bacterial cells and Cetrimide Agar
bacteriological specimens. Each tablet prepares 10mL solution. (Pseudomonas Cetrimide Agar) For the selective isolation and
identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from a range of
100 Tablets/Pk. Each BR0049G
samples. Industrial Reference: AOAC, EP, USP.

Campylobacter Agar Base 500g Each CM0579B

For the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli


from human, animal, avian and environmental specimens. Also Charcoal Agar Base
available Campylobacter Selective Supplement (Blaser-Wang), Part (Bordetella Selective Medium) For selective isolation of B. pertussis
No. SR0098E NMKL; Bolton Broth Selective Supplement, Part No. and B. parapertussis. Requires addition of Bordetella Selective
SR0183E; Modified Bolton Broth Selective Supplement, Part No. Supplement, Part No. SR0082E.
SR0208E; Modified Preston Campylobacter Selective Supplement,
500g Each CM0119B
Part No. SR0204E and Campylobacter Selective Supplement
Preston, Part No. SR0117E.
500g Each CM0689B

Buffered Peptone Water,


Dry-Bag w/o Filter
rehydrated w/deionized
water.

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China Blue Lactose Agar Cocoa Salmonella Recovery (CSR) Broth


For the differentiation and enumeration of bacteria in milk. This novel, single-step enrichment medium is designed to recover
and grow low levels of heat-stressed Salmonella from chocolate
500g Each CM0209B
manufacturing ingredients and intermediate products such
as cocoa powder, liquor, mass and butter as well as finished
Cholera Medium, TCBS products. The formulation not only enables quick recovery and
A selective isolation medium for pathogenic vibrios. Industrial growth of Salmonella leading to reduced time to results but also
Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, ISO, NMKL. neutralizes the PCR-inhibiting properties commonly associated
500g Each CM0333B with these sample types.
500g Each CM1155B
Chromogenic Candida Agar Base
See Brilliance Candida Agar Base (click here). Cold Filterable Tryptone Soya Broth
A gamma-irradiated, cold-filterable Tryptone Soya Broth
Chromogenic Cronobacter Isolation Agar (TSB) suitable for microbiological media fill trials (MFT) in the
(CCI) An enhanced formulation of Brilliance Cronobacter Sakazakii pharmaceutical industry.
Agar (DFI) with improved specificity and colony coloration for 500g Each CM1065B
the detection of Cronobacter spp. from food and environmental 5kg Each CM1065T
samples. 25kg Each CM1065K

500g Each CM1122B


Cold Filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth
Chromogenic Cronobacter Sakazakii Agar A gamma-irradiated, cold filterable, animal component-free
See Brilliance Cronobacter Sakazakii Agar (click here). alternative to TSB suitable for microbiological media fill trials (MFT)
in the pharmaceutical industry.

Chromogenic Listeria Agar Base 500g Each VG0104B

See Brilliance Listeria Agar Base (click here). 5kg Each VG0104T
500g Each VG0704B
5kg Each VG0704T
Chromogenic Salmonella Agar Base
A selective chromogenic medium for the presumptive identification Columbia Blood Agar Base
of Salmonella spp. from clinical and food samples. Also available A general-purpose blood agar base producing large colonies, clear
Salmonella Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0194E and Brilliance zones of hemolysis and good colonial differentiation when used
Salmonella Agar Base, Part No. CM10928. with whole defibrinated blood. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, EP,
500g Each CM1007B IDF.
500g Each CM0331B
Clausen Medium-Dithionite Thioglycollate (HS-T)
Medium Cooked Meat Medium
For sterility testing. Industrial Reference: Nordic Pharmacopeia. For the primary growth and maintenance of aerobic and anaerobic
500g Each CM0353B microorganisms.
500g Each CM0081B
Clostridium Difficile Agar Base
For the isolation of Clostridium difficile. Also available Clostridium Corn Meal Agar
Difficile Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0096E. Mycological medium for identification of Candida albicans and
500g Each CM0601B maintenance of fungal stock cultures.
500g Each CM0103B

Cronobacter Sakazakii Agar, Chromogenic


See Brilliance Cronobacter Sakazakii Agar (click here).

Chromogenic Cold Filterable Tryptone


Cronobacter Isolation Soya Broth, 500g.
Agar (CCI) w/
Cronobacter spp.

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Cronobacter Sakazakii Isolation Agar Desoxycholate Agar


(ISO) Chromogenic medium for enrichment and isolation of Differential medium for enumeration of coliforms and isolation of
Cronobacter spp. from milk and milk products in compliance with enteric pathogens.
ISO/TS 22964: 2006.
500g Each CM0163B
500g Each CM1134B
Desoxycholate Citrate Agar
Cronobacter Screening Broth Base Differential medium for enumeration of coliforms and the isolation
(CSB) A selective enrichment broth for isolation of Cronobacter of enteric pathogens.
spp. from food and environmental samples. Requires Vancomycin
500g Each CM0035B
Supplement, 5mg, Part No. SR0247E.
500g Each CM1121B Desoxycholate Citrate Agar, Hynes
A selective media for isolation of Salmonella and Shigella spp.
Crossley Milk Medium 500g Each CM0227B
Diagnostic medium for examination of food samples for anaerobes.
500g Each CM0213B Dextrose Tryptone Agar
For the detection and enumeration of thermophilic and mesophilic
Czapek Dox Agar Modified microorganisms in food.
For the cultivation of fungi.
500g Each CM0075B
500g Each CM0097B
Dextrose Tryptone Broth
Czapek Dox Liquid Medium For the detection and enumeration of thermophilic and mesophilic
For the cultivation of fungi. microorganisms in food.
500g Each CM0095B 500g Each CM0073B

D.C.L.S. Agar Diagnostic Sensitive Test Agar


(Desoxycholate Lactose Sucrose) A modified DCA containing (DSTA) For antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
sucrose to improve the accuracy of recognition of pathogenic
500g Each CM0261B
Enterobacteriaceae. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0393B Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) Agar Base
A selective low water activity (aw) medium for xerophilic molds
Demi-Fraser Broth from dried and semi-dried foods. Also available Chloramphenicol
Enrichment broth designed for recovery and isolation of Listeria Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0078E and Chloramphenicol
spp. from food and environmental samples. Supplements Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0078H. Industrial Reference:
incorporated into media. NMKL standards.
500g Each CM1053B 500g Each CM0729B
2.5kg Each CM1053R
DNase Agar
Dermasel Agar Base For the detection of microbial deoxyribonuclease enzymes,
For the primary isolation and identification of dermatophyte fungi. particularly from staphylococci.
Also available Dermasel Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0075E.
500g Each CM0321B
500g Each CM0539B

Cronobacter Sakazakii
Isolation Agar w/
Cronobacter spp.
(blue-green colonies).

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DRBC Agar Base EE Broth


(Dichloran Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol Agar Base) A selective (Buffered Glucose Brilliant Green Bile Broth) For enrichment of
medium for yeast and molds associated with food spoilage. Enterobacteriaceae in foods. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, BSI,
Also available Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement, Part No. ISO, NMKL.
SR0078E and Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement, Part No.
500g Each CM0317B
SR0078H. Industrial Reference: NMKL standards.
5kg Each CM0317T
500g Each CM0727B
Endo Agar
Dry-Bag, Buffered Peptone Water An APHA recommended medium for the confirmation of coliforms.
Buffered Peptone Water, Dry-Bag in this section. Also available Basic Fuchsin Indicator, Part No. BR0050A.
Industrial Reference: APHA.
Dry-Bag Filter 500g Each CM0479B
For use with Dry-Bag products requiring a separate filter. Used to
filter water coming into the Dry-Bag. The filter may be used up to 10 Eosin Methylene Blue Agar
times unless it becomes clogged. (Levine) For isolation and differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae.
1 Each Each DB0200A 500g Each CM0069B
5kg Each CM0069B
Dry-Bag, Lactose Broth
See Lactose Broth, Dry-Bag (click here). Fraser Broth Base
A secondary selective and diagnostic enrichment medium for the
EC Broth isolation of Listeria spp. from food and environmental specimens.
For the isolation of Escherichia coli and other coliforms. Industrial Also available Fraser Supplement, Part No. SR0156E. Industrial
Reference: ISO, NMKL standards. Reference: AFNOR, IDF, ISO, NMKL.

500g Each CM0853B 500g Each CM0895B

EC Broth w/MUG GBS Agar Base


For the isolation and presumptive identification of Escherichia coli. (Group B Streptococci Medium) (Islam) For the isolation and
Industrial reference: FDA. detection of Group B streptococci in clinical specimens.

500g Each CM0979B 500g Each CM0755B

EC Broth, Reduced Bile Salts GC Agar Base


A selective enrichment broth for the growth of Escherichia coli A nonselective medium for the isolation of Neisseria spp. Also
O157 from food and environmental samples. Also available available, Hemoglobin Powder Soluble, Part No. LP0053B.
Novobiocin Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0181E. 500g Each CM0367B

500g Each CM0990B


Giolitti-Cantoni Broth
Edwards Medium, Modified For the enrichment of Staphylococcus aureus from foods. Also
For the selective isolation of Streptococcus agalactiae. available Potassium Tellurite 3.5%, Part No. SR0030J. Industrial
Reference: AFNOR, IDF, ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0027B
500g Each CM0523B

GMO-Free Soya DRBC Agar Base w/


Peptone, 500g. mixed yeast and molds.

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Haemophilus Test Medium Base K-F Streptococcus Agar


(HTM) For the susceptibility testing of Haemophilus influenzae. Also A selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of group
available HTM Supplement, Part No. SR0158E. Store at -20C to D streptococci. Also available TTC Solution, Part No. SR0148A.
0C. Industrial Reference: USDA.
500g Each CM0898B 500g Each CM0701B

Heart Infusion Broth Kanamycin Aesculin Azide Agar Base


A highly nutritious liquid medium recommended for the cultivation (KAA Agar Base) Selective medium for the isolation of enterococci
of fastidious microorganisms. in foodstuffs. Also available Kanamycin Sulphate Selective
Supplement, Part No. SR0092E.
500g Each CM1032B
500g Each CM0591B
Hektoen Enteric Agar
(HE Agar) A differential selective medium for the isolation of Shigella Kligler Iron Agar
and Salmonella species. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, ISO, NMKL. For the differential identificaton of Enterobacteriaceae.
500g Each CM0419B 500g Each CM0033B

Hoyle Medium Base Lab-Lemco Agar


For isolation and differentiation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Nutrient Agar) Nutrient medium equivalent to USA nutrient extract
Types. Requires addition of Potassium Tellurite 3.5%, Part No. formulations.
SR0030J.
500g Each CM0017B
500g Each CM0083B
Lab-Lemco Broth
Iron Sulphite Agar (Nutrient Broth) Nutrient medium equivalent to USA nutrient extract
For the detection of thermophilic anaerobic microorganisms formulations.
causing sulphite spoilage in food.
500g Each CM0015B
500g Each CM0079B
Lactose Broth
Iso-Sensitest Agar For the detection of coliform bacteria in water, foods and dairy
A semi-defined medium designed for antimicrobial susceptibility products according to Standard Methods. Industrial Reference:
testing. AFNOR, AOAC, BAM, COMPF, EPA, FDA, USDA, USP.
500g Each CM0471B 500g Each CM0015B

Iso-Sensitest Broth
A semi-defined medium designed for antimicrobial susceptibility
testing.
500g Each CM0473B

K-F Streptococcus Agar


w/ TTC Solution w/
Enteroccocus faecalis.

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Lactose Broth, Dry-Bag Listeria Enrichment Broth


A pre-enrichment medium used for the detection of coliform For the enrichment of Listeria spp. Also available Listeria Selective
organisms and as a pre-enrichment for Salmonella spp. from Supplement, Part No. SR0140E or SR0141E and Modified
foods. Preweighed, irradiated DCM in a Dry-Bag. Add 20L Listeria Selective Enrichment Supplement, Part No. SR0206E or
deionized water. Packaged in flat boxes for easy storage at room SR0206B. Industrial Reference: FDA, IDF.
temperature. Use with Dry-Bag Filter Part No. DB0200A. Conforms
500g Each CM0862B
to USP, AFNOR, EP, USDA standards.
10/Pk. Each DB0137W Listeria Enrichment Broth Base
(UVM Formulation) A two-step selective enrichment (USDA-FSIS)
Lauryl Tryptose Broth method. Also available Listeria Primary Enrichment Supplement-
(Lauryl Sulphate Broth) An APHA standard methods medium for UVM I, Part No. SR0142E or SR0142B and Listeria Secondary
the examination of water and wastewater. Industrial Reference: Selective Enrichment Supplement-UVM II, Part No. SR0143E.
AFNOR, AOAC, APHA, BSI, ISO, NMKL, USDA standards.
500g Each CM0863B
500g Each CM0451B
2.5kg Each CM0451R Listeria Enrichment Broth-UVM I
(Complete supplement included) A selective enrichment medium
Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/MUG for rapidly isolating Listeria using the USDA-FSIS method.
For the presumptive identification of Escherichia coli. Industrial
2.5kg Each CM1054R
Reference: AFNOR, BSI, ISO.
500g Each CM0980B Listeria Selective Agar Base
(Oxford) A selective and diagnostic medium for the detection
Legionella CYE Agar Base of Listeria monocytogenes. Also available Listeria Selective
A selective medium for the isolation of Legionella spp. from Supplement, Part No. SR0140E or SR0141E and Modified Listeria
environmental samples. Also available Legionella GVPC, Selective Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0206E or SR0206B. Industrial
Supplement, Part No. SR0152E, Legionella BCYE Supplement Reference: AFNOR, IDF, ISO, USDA.
Part No. SR0110A, and Legionella BCYE supplement Part No.
500g Each CM0856B
SR0110C. Industrial Reference: ISO Standards.
500g Each CM0655B Lysine Iron Agar
For differentiation of Salmonella spp., including Salmonella enterica
Letheen Broth, Modified subsp. arizona. Industrial Reference: FDA, USDA.
For the evaluation of germicide performance for sanitation of food
500g Each CM0381B
utensils and to evaluate cosmetics.
2.5kg Each CM0955R Lysine Iron Agar, Modified
(MLIA) A differential medium for the detection of Salmonella spp.
Listeria Agar Base, Chromogenic Requires Novobiocin Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0181E.
See Brilliance Listeria Agar Base (click here).
500g Each CM0886B

Listeria Enrichment
Broth Base and Listeria
Selective Supplements.

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Lysine Medium MacConkey Broth


For isolation and enumeration of wild yeast in pitching yeast. Differential medium containing neutral red for the detection of
Requires addition of Potassium Lactate 50% and Lactic Acid 10%. coliform microorganisms in water and milk.
500g Each CM0191B 500g Each CM0005B

M17 Agar MacConkey Broth Purple


For improved growth of lactic streptococci and their A differential medium containing BCP for the detection of coliform
bacteriophages and the selective enumeration of Streptococcus microorganisms in water and milk.
thermophilus from yogurt. Industrial Reference: IDF.
500g Each CM0505B
500g Each CM0785B
Malt Extract Agar
M17 Broth For identification of yeast and molds in sterility testing.
For improved growth of lactic streptococci and their 500g Each CM0059B
bacteriophages and the selective enumeration of Streptococcus
thermophilus from yogurt Industrial Reference: IDF.
Malt Extract Broth
500g Each CM0817B For identification of yeast and molds in sterility testing.
500g Each CM0057B
MacConkey Agar
A differential medium for the isolation of coliforms and intestinal
Mannitol Salt Agar
pathogens in water, dairy products and biological specimens.
(Chapman Medium) For the isolation of presumptive pathogenic
500g Each CM0007B staphylococci.
500g Each CM0085B
MacConkey Agar No. 2
Modification of MacConkey Agar No. 3 with addition of Bile Salts
Maximum Recovery Diluent
No. 2 for detection of enterococci.
(Peptone Saline Broth) A protective isotonic diluent - ISO/DIS6649.
500g Each CM0109B Industrial Reference: AFNOR, BSI, EP, IDF, ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0733B
MacConkey Agar No. 3
A selective medium for differentiation of lactose and non-lactose
Membrane Clostridium Perfringens Agar Base
fermenters with inhibition of gram-positive cocci.
(m-CP Agar Base) A chromogenic medium for rapid isolation
500g Each CM0115B and presumptive identification of Clostridium perfringens from
water samples. Also available Membrane Clostridium Perfringens
MacConkey Agar w/o Salt Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0188E.
A differential medium on which swarming of Proteus spp. is 500g Each CM0992B
suppressed. For urine examination.
500g Each CM0507B
2.5kg Each CM0507R

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Membrane Endo Agar LES Modified Semi-Solid Rappaport-Vassiliadis


(mEndo Agar LES) An APHA recommended medium for the Medium Base
confirmation of coliforms. Also available Basic Fuchsin Indicator, (MSRV Medium) For the detection of motile Salmonella spp. from
Part No. BR0050A. Industrial Reference: APHA standards. food and environmental samples. Also available MSRV Selective
500g Each MM0551B Supplement, Part No. SR0161E and Novobiocin Supplement, Part
No. SR0181E. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
Membrane FC Agar 500g Each CM0910B
For the enumeration of fecal coliform microorganisms in water.
500g Each MM0747B MRS Agar
(de Man, Rogosa, Sharpe) For the growth of lactobacilli. Industrial
Reference: AFNOR, IDF, NMKL standards.
Membrane Lauryl Sulphate Broth
A direct replacement for Membrane Enriched Teepol Broth. 500g Each CM0361B
Requires no supplementation.
500g Each MM0615B MRS Broth
(de Man, Rogosa, Sharpe) For the growth of lactobacilli. Industrial
Reference: AFNOR, IDF, NMKL.
Milk Plate Count Agar
With antibiotic-free skimmed milk. Industrial Reference: NMKL 500g Each CM0359B
standards.
500g Each CM0681B MRVP Medium
A glucose-phosphate medium for the differentiation of the coli-
aerogenes group by the Methyl Red and Voges-Proskauer tests.
MLCB Agar
For the selective isolation of Salmonella spp., not S. Typhi or S. 500g Each CM0043B
Paratyphi A. Industrial Reference: NMKL standards.
500g Each CM0783B Mueller Hinton Agar
Conforming to international standards for antimicrobial
susceptibility testing media. Conforms to CLSI standards. Industrial
Modified Lauryl Sulphate Tryptose Broth Base Reference: FDA.
(mLST) For the selective enrichment of Cronobacter sakazakii
(formerly E. sakazakii) from milk and milk products as described in 500g Each CM0337B
ISO/TS22964:2006. To be used in conjunction with Cronobacter
sakazakii Isolation Agar, Part No. CM1134B. Requires Vancomycin Mueller Hinton Broth
Supplement, 5mg, Part No. SR0247E. Conforming to international standards for antimicrobial
500g Each CM1133B susceptibility testing media. Conforms to CLSI standards.
500g Each CM0405B
Modified Lauryl Tryptose Broth w/MUG,
Tryptophan
For the enumeration of presumptive Escherichia coli, as well as
other coliforms, using the Most Probable Number (MPN) method.
500g Each CM0967B

Membrane Endo Agar LES


w/ Escherichia coli.

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Muller-Kauffmann Tetrathionate Broth Base Nutrient Broth No. 2


(MKTTn Broth Base) A selective enrichment medium for the A general-purpose medium for the growth of a wide variety of
isolation of Salmonella spp. and the suppression of Proteus spp. microorganisms. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
Industrial Reference: NMKL.
500g Each CM0067B
500g Each CM0343B
Nutrient Gelatin
Mycoplasma Agar Base For the differentiation of microorganisms by their proteolytic effects.
For the selective isolation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Also
500g Each CM0635B
available Mycoplasma Supplement P, Part No. SR0060C and
Mycoplasma Supplement G, Part No. SR0059C.
ONE Broth-Listeria
500g Each CM0401B Selective enrichment broth for Listeria spp. from food samples
in 24 hours. Requires ONE Broth-Listeria Supplement, Part No.
Mycoplasma Broth Base SR00234E.
For the selective isolation of Mycoplasma spp. Also available
500g Each CM1066B
Mycoplasma Supplement G, Part No. SR0059C.
500g Each CM0403B ONE Broth-Salmonella
Selective enrichment broth for Salmonella spp. from food samples.
MYP Agar Requires ONE Broth-Salmonella Supplement, Part No. SR00242E.
(Mannitol, Egg Yolk, Polymyxin B) For the enumeration of Bacillus
500g Each CM1091B
cereus in food samples. Also available Bacillus Cereus Selective
Supplement, Part No. SR0099E and Egg Yolk Suspension 50%,
Part No. R450290 (adjust to 20%). Industrial Reference: AFNOR, Orange Serum Agar
AOAC, BSI, FDA, ISO, NMKL. For the isolation and enumeration of spoilage microorganisms in
citrus products.
500g Each CM0929B
500g Each CM0657B

Nutrient Agar
A general-purpose medium for the growth of a wide variety of Oxytetracycline Glucose Yeast Extract Agar Base
microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, FDA, A medium for the selective enumeration of yeast and molds.
ISO, NMKL. Also available OGYE Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0073A.
Industrial Reference: AFNOR, ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0003B
500g Each CM0545B

Nutrient Agar Tablets


Each tablet makes 5mL of medium. PALCAM Agar Base
A selective and diagnostic medium for the detection of Listeria
100 Tablets/Pk. Each CM0004C monocytogenes. Also available PALCAM Selective Supplement,
Part No. SR0150E or SR0150B. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, IDF,
Nutrient Broth NMKL.
A general-purpose growth medium for bacteria.
500g Each CM0877B
500g Each CM0001B

MYP Agar with Bacillus


Cereus Selective
Supplement and Egg Yolk
Suspension with Bacillus
cereus.

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Peptone Water Pseudomonas Agar Base


Basal medium to which carbohydrates and an indicator may be (CFC formulation) A selective medium for the isolation of
added for fermentation studies. Pseudomonas spp. Also available C-F-C Supplement, Part No.
SR0103E and C-N Supplement, Part No. SR0102E.
500g Each CM0009B
500g Each CM0559B
Peptone Water Andrades
Nutrient base containing Andrades indicator to which Purified Agar
carbohydrates and other diagnostic reagents may be added for An exceptionally bright and clear agar recommended for
use in fermentation studies. electrophoresis studies but also suitable for many bacteriological
purposes.
500g Each CM0061B
500g Each LP0028B
Perfringens Agar Base, OPSP
For the enumeration of Clostridium perfringens in foods. Also R2A Agar
available Perfringens OPSP Supplement A, Part No. SR0076E and A medium for the enumeration of heterotrophic bacteria from
Perfringens OPSP Supplement B, Part No. SR0077E. drinking water samples. Industrial Reference: EP, BP, USP.
500g Each CM0543B 500g Each CM0906B
2.5kg Each CM0543R
Raka-Ray Agar Base
Perfringens Agar Base, TSC A medium for the isolation of lactic acid bacteria in beer and
Tryptose Sulphite Cycloserine Agar. For the selective isolation and brewing processes. Requires supplementation with phenylethanol,
presumptive identification of Clostridium perfringens. Also available sorbitan mono-oleate, and cycloheximide Part No. SR0222C.
Perfringens TSC Supplement, Part No. SR0088E.
500g Each CM0777B
500g Each CM0587B
Rappaport-Vassiliadis Enrichment Broth
Phosphate Buffered Saline Tablets (RV) A selective enrichment broth for the isolation of Salmonella
(Dulbecco A) For preparation of balanced salt solution without spp.
calcium and magnesium.
500g Each CM0669B
100/Pk. Each BR0014G
Reinforced Clostridial Agar
Plate Count Agar (RCM Agar) For cultivation and enumeration of Clostridium spp.
(Standards Methods Agar) Medium suitable for the enumeration of and other anaerobes. Industrial Reference: EP.
viable microorganisms. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
500g Each CM0151B
500g Each CM0325B
Rappaport-Vassiliadis Soya Peptone Broth
Potato Dextrose Agar A buffered selective enrichment broth for the isolation of
For isolation and enumeration of yeast and molds. Industrial Salmonella spp. Industrial Reference: ISO, NMKL.
Reference: FDA.
500g Each CM0866B
500g Each CM0139B

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Ringers Solution Tablets Salmonella Rapid Test Elective Medium


Tablets for the preparation of isotonic diluents for bacterial cells (SRTEM) A selective enrichment broth medium specifically
and bacteriological specimens. Each tablet prepares 500mL formulated for use with the Oxoid Salmonella Rapid Test Kit. When
solution. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, BSI, IDF, ISO, NMKL. made up according to directions, the double strength broth is
ready for use. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC.
100 Tablets/Pk. Each BR0052G
500g Each CM0857B
Rogosa Agar
For the selective isolation and enumeration of lactobacilli. Schaedler Anaerobe Broth
A thioglycollate-free broth for the general growth of anaerobes. For
500g Each CM0627B
use in blood cultures and antibiotic MIC studies.

Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol Agar Base 500g Each CM0497B


A medium for the selective enumeration of yeast and molds from
foods. Also available Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement, Part Sensitest Agar
No. SR0078E. For antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
500g Each CM0549B 500g Each CM0409B

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Sheep Blood Agar Base


For cultivation and differentiation of fungi. Can be used with Formulated to give improved hemolytic reactions with sheep blood.
cycloheximide solution.
500g Each CM0854B
500g Each CM0041B
5kg Each CM0041T SIM Medium
A motility-indole medium for the differentiation of
Sabouraud Liquid Medium Enterobacteriaceae. Industrial Reference: FDA.
USP formulation for mycological sterility testing.
500g Each CM0435B
500g Each CM0147B
Simmons Citrate Agar
Sabouraud Maltose Agar For differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae. Industrial Reference:
For use where maltose is the preferred carbohydrate source. AOAC, FDA, USDA.
500g Each CM0541B 500g Each CM0155B

Saline Tablets Slanetz and Bartley Medium


For preparation of 500mL of 0.85% isotonic saline. (Enterococcus Agar) For the detection and enumeration of fecal
enterococci. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
100 Tablets/Pk. Each BR0053G
500g Each CM0377B
Salmonella Agar Base, Chromogenic
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Sorbitol MacConkey Agar Stuart Transport Medium


A selective differential medium for the detection of E. coli O15. Semi-solid non-nutritional transport medium.
Also available C-T Supplement, Part No. SR0172E and SR0172H.
500g Each CM0111B
Industrial Reference: FDA.
500g Each CM0813B TBX Medium
(Tryptone Bile Agar with X-Glucuronide) Selective chromogenic
Sorbitol MacConkey Agar w/BCIG medium for the detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli.
A selective medium containing the chromogenic substrate BCIG.
500g Each CM0945B
Can be used with C-T Supplement, Part No. SR0172E and
SR0172H.
Tergitol-7 Agar
500g Each CM0981B For the enumeration and identification of coliforms Industrial
Reference: NMKL, ISO.
SS Agar 500g Each CM0793B
(Salmonella Shigella Agar) For isolation of Salmonella spp. and
Shigella spp.
Tetrathionate Broth
500g Each CM0099B For the selective enrichment of Salmonella spp. Industrial
Reference: AFNOR, FDA, USDA, USP.
SS Agar Modified 500g Each CM0671B
(Salmonella Shigella Agar Modified) For the isolation of Salmonella
spp. and Shigella spp.
Tetrathionate Broth Base
500g Each CM0533B For selective enrichment of Salmonella spp.
500g Each CM0029B
STAA Agar Base
For the isolation of Brochothrix thermosphacta from food samples.
Also available STAA Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0151E Thioglycollate Broth, Alternative
and STA Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0162E. Industrial A nonviscous thioglycollate medium for the culture of turbid
Reference: ISO. biological products. Industrial Reference: USP Alternative.

500g Each CM0881B 500g Each CM0391B

Standard Plate Count Agar Thioglycollate Medium, Brewer


(Plate Count Agar) A standard medium corresponding to the Anaerobic medium especially useful for sterility control of solutions
APHA formulation for milk, food and dairy products. Industrial containing mercury-based preservatives.
Reference: APHA. 500g Each CM0023B
500g Each CM0463B
Thioglycollate Medium, USP
Staphylococcus Medium No.110 (Fluid Thioglycollate Medium). For sterility testing. Industrial
Selective medium for isolation and differentiation of pathogenic Reference: AOAC, EP, FDA, USP.
staphylococci. 500g Each CM0173B
500g Each CM0145B 5kg Each CM0173T

Sorbitol MacConkey Agar


w/BCIG
w/Escherichia coli.

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Thiosulphate Ringers Tablets Tryptone Soya Agar


Tablet for preparation of isotonic diluents for bacterial cells and (Tryptic Soy Agar) (TSA) A general-purpose medium for growth of
bacteriological specimens. Each tablet prepares 500mL solution. a wide variety of microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AOAC, EP,
IDF, NMKL, USDA, USP.
100 Tablets/Pk. Each BR0048G
500g Each CM0131B
Tinsdale Agar Base 2.5kg Each CM0131R
For the isolation and identification of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
Tryptone Soya Broth
500g Each CM0487B
(Tryptic Soy Broth) (TSB) (Soybean Casein Digest Medium USP)
For general laboratory use and sterility testing. Industrial Reference:
Todd-Hewitt Broth AOAC, EP, IDF, NMKL, USDA, USP.
For cultivation of streptococci prior to serological grouping.
500g Each CM0129B
500g Each CM0189B 2.5kg Each CM0129R
5kg Each CM0129T
Tomato Juice Agar
For cultivation of lactobacilli. Tryptone Soya Broth w/o Dextrose
500g Each CM0113B
A general-purpose medium for the growth of a wide variety of
microorganisms.
Trichomonas Medium 25kg Each CM0976K
For cultivation of Trichomonas vaginalis.
500g Each CM0161B
Tryptone Soya Broth, Gamma-Irradiated
A tryptone soya broth that has been gamma-irradiated for
improved sterility.
Triple Sugar Iron Agar
(TSI) Composite medium for differentiation of Enterobacteriaceae. 500g Each CM1016B
Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, BSI, FDA, ISO, NMKL, 5kg Each CM1016T
USDA.
500g Each CM0277B
Tryptone Soya Broth, Modified
(Modified TSB) (mTSB) A broth for Escherichia coli O157. Also
available Novobiocin Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0181E or
Tryptone Bile Agar VCC Supplement, Part No. SR0190A.
For the detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli biotype 1 in
foods. 500g Each CM0989B

500g Each CM0595B


Tryptone Water
For the detection of indole production. Industrial Reference: ISO,
Tryptone Bile X-Glucuronide Agar NMKL.
See TBX Medium (click here).
500g Each CM0087B

Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar


Standard methods medium for examination of water and dairy Tryptose Blood Agar Base
products. Industrial Reference: AOAC. For the growth of fastidious microorganisms.
500g Each CM0233B
500g Each CM0127B

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Tryptose Phosphate Broth Violet Red Bile Agar w/MUG


For the cultivation of fastidious bacteria and as an adjuvant to For the presumptive identification of Escherichia coli. Industrial
tissue culture media. Industrial Reference: FDA. Reference: FDA.
500g Each CM0283B 500g Each CM0978B

Universal Beer Agar Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar


For the isolation of beer spoilage microorganisms. For the presumptive enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae in food.
Industrial Reference: AFNOR, BSI, ISO, NMKL.
500g Each CM0651B
500g Each CM0485B
Urea Agar Base
(Christensen Agar Base) For the detection of urease-producing Vogel-Johnson Agar
microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AOAC, FDA. For the detection of Staphylococcus aureus from foods and clinical
specimens. Industrial Reference: FDA.
500g Each CM0053B
500g Each CM0641B
Urea Broth Base
(Christensen Broth Base) For the detection of urease-producing VRE Agar Base
microorganisms. Industrial Reference: AOAC, FDA. (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci) For the selective isolation of
vancomycin-resistant enterococci and high level aminoglycoside-
500g Each CM0071B
resistant enterococci (HLARE) from clinical samples. Also available
Meropenem Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0184E; Gentamicin
Vegetable Peptone Broth Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0185E and Vancomycin
A highly nutritious, general-purpose peptone. Meat-free alternative Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0186E.
to Typtone Soya Broth.
500g Each CM0985B
500g Each VG0101B

VRE Broth Base


Vegetable Peptone No. 1 (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci) For the selective medium
A highly nutritious, meat-free general-purpose peptone for growth for the isolation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci and high
of bacteria and fungi. level aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci (HLARE) from clinical
500g Each VG0100B samples. Also available Meropenem Selective Supplement,
Part No. SR0184E; Gentamicin Selective Supplement, Part
No. SR0185E and Vancomycin Selective Supplement, Part No.
Vegetable Peptone Phosphate Broth
SR0186E.
A meat-free alternative to Tryptose Phosphate Broth. Suitable for
use as a component of tissue culture media and for the cultivation 500g Each CM0984B
of fastidious microorganisms.
500g Each VG0200B Water Plate Count Agar
A medium for the enumeration of culturable microorganisms from
water. Industrial Reference: ISO.
Violet Red Bile Agar
For the presumptive enumeration of coliform bacteria in foods. 500g Each CM1012B

500g Each CM0107B

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Wilkins-Chalgren Anaerobe Agar Yersinia Selective Agar Base


For the growth of anaerobes and recommended for antimicrobial (CIN Agar) (Schiemanns CIN Agar) For the isolation and
susceptibility testing of anaerobes. enumeration of Yersinia enterocolitica from clinical specimens
and foods. Also available Yersinia Selective Supplement, Part No.
500g Each CM0619B
SR0109E. Industrial Reference: FDA.

Wilkins-Chalgren Anaerobe Broth 500g Each CM0653B


For the growth of anaerobes and recommended for antimicrobial
susceptibility testing of anaerobes.
Oxoid Veggietones: Animal-free
Peptones
500g Each CM0643B

WL Nutrient Agar
For the determination of the microbiological flora in brewing and Cold Filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth
fermentation processes. Also available Cycloheximide 0.1% A gamma-irradiated, cold filterable, animal component-free
Solution, Part No. SR0222C. alternative to TSB suitable for microbiological media fill trials (MFT)
in the pharmaceutical industry.
500g Each CM0309B
500g Each VG0104B
5kg Each VG0104T
WL Nutrient Broth
For the determination of the microbiological flora in brewing and
fermentation processes. Also available Cycloheximide 0.1% GMO-Free Soya Peptone
Solution, Part No. SR0222C. Processed using GMO-free soya and fungal enzymes. A nutritious,
general-purpose peptone for the growth of bacteria and fungi.
500g Each CM0501B
500g Each VG0300B

Wort Agar
For the cultivation and enumeration of yeast. Vegetable Peptone Broth
A highly nutritious, general-purpose peptone. Meat-free alternative
500g Each CM0247B to Typtone Soya Broth.
500g Each VG0101B
XLD Medium
(Xylose, Lysine, Desoxycholate) A selective medium for the isolation
of Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp. from clinical specimens and Vegetable Peptone No. 1
foods. Industrial Reference: AFNOR, AOAC, FDA, ISO, NMKL. A highly nutritious, meat-free general-purpose peptone for growth
of bacteria and fungi.
500g Each CM0469B
500g Each VG0100B

Yeast and Mold Agar


(YM Agar) For the isolation and maintenance of yeast and molds. Vegetable Peptone Phosphate Broth
A meat-free alternative to Tryptose Phosphate Broth. Suitable for
500g Each CM0920B use as a component of tissue culture media and for the cultivation
of fastidious microorganisms.
Yeast Extract Agar 500g Each VG0200B
Plate count agar for microorganisms in water.
500g Each CM0019B

Veggietones:
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Oxoid Components, Supplements, Bolton Broth Selective Supplement


For the selective pre-enrichment of Campylobacter spp. in food
Additives samples. Add to Bolton Broth, Part No. CM0983B. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium.
Ampicillin Selective Supplement 10/Pk. SR0183E
For the isolation of Aeromonas hydrophila. Add to Aeromonas
Medium Base, Part No. CM0833B.
Bordetella Selective Supplement
10/Pk. SR0136E (Cephalexin) For the selective isolation of Bordetella pertussis and
B. parapertussis. Add to Charcoal Agar Base, Part No. CM0119B.
Bacillus Cereus Selective Supplement Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
(Polymyxin B Supplement) For inhibition of gram-negative bacteria. 10/Pk. SR0082E
May be added to Bacillus cereus Selective Agar Base, Part No.
CM0617B and MYP Agar Base, Part No. CM0929B. Each vial
Brilliance Bacillus Cereus Selective Supplement
supplements 500mL of medium.
A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
50,000IU/Vial 10/Pk. SR0099E Bacillus cereus in food samples. Add to CM1036B. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium.
Basic Fuchsin Indicator 20mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0230E
Dye for use with Endo Agar Base, Part No. CM0479B and mEndo
(LES) Agar Base, Part No. MM0551B.
Brilliance Candida Selective Supplement
10g 10/Pk. BR0050A A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
Candida spp. Add to CM1002B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
Beta Lactamase, Broad Spectrum Mixture medium.
A mixture of beta-lactamase enzymes from Bacillus cereus for 10/Pk. SR0231E
the inactivation of beta-lactam antibiotic preparations present in
specimens.
Brilliance Listeria Differential Supplement
10/Pk. SR0113E A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
Listeria spp. in food samples. Add to Brilliance Listeria Agar Base,
Bile Salts Part No. CM1080B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
A standardized ox-bile extract used as a selective inhibitory agent 10/Pk. SR0228E
in culture media. Normal working concentration 0.5% w/v. Each
vial supplements 500mL of medium.
Brilliance Listeria Selective Supplement
250g Each LP0055J A chromogenic medium for the isolation and differentiation of
Listeria spp. in food samples. Add to Brilliance Listeria Selective
Bile Salts No. 3 Agar Base, Part No. CM1080B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
A specifically refined fraction of bile acid salts. Normal working medium.
concentration 0.15% w/v. Each vial supplements 500mL of 10/Pk. SR0227E
medium.
250g Each LP0056J

Oxoid supplements. Brilliance Candida Agar Brilliance Listeria Agar


Base w/ Brilliance Base w/Brilliance
Candida Selective Listeria Selective
Supplement w/mixed Supplement w/
colonies of C. albicans L. monocytyogenes
(green colonies), (zone), L. innocua
C. tropicalis (dark blue (no zone).
colonies), and C. krusei
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Brucella Selective Supplement Campylobacter Selective Supplement, Blaser-


For the isolation of Brucella spp. Add to Blood Agar Base No. Wang
2, Part No. CM0271B; Columbia Blood Agar Base, Part No. For the preparation of Blaser-Wang Selective Medium for the
CM0331B or Brucella Medium Base, Part No. CM0169B. Each vial isolation of Campylobacter while inhibiting growth of Candida
supplements 500mL of medium. albicans. Add to Columbia Blood Agar Base, Part No. CM0271B.
10/Pk. SR0083A Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0098E
Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Supplement
For the isolation of Burkholderia cepacia. Add to Burkholderia Campylobacter Selective Supplement, Butzler
Cepacia Agar Base, Part No. CM0995B. Each vial supplements For the isolation of Campylobacter spp. at 37C. Add to Columbia
500mL of medium. Blood Agar Base, Part No. CM0331B. Each vial supplements
10/Pk. SR0189E 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0085E
C-F-C Supplement
For the isolation of Pseudomonas spp. Add to Pseudomonas Campylobacter Selective Supplement, Karmali
Agar Base, Part No. CM0559B. Each vial supplements 500mL of For the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter
medium. coli when incubated at 42C. Add to Campylobacter Agar Base
10/Pk. SR0103E (Karmali), Part No. CM0935B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
C-N Supplement 10 Vials SR0167E
For the isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Add to
Pseudomonas Agar Base, Part No. CM0559B. Each vial Campylobacter Selective Supplement, Skirrow
supplements 500mL of medium. For preparation of Skirrow Selective Medium for the isolation of
10/Pk. SR0102E Campylobacter spp. at 42C. Add to Blood Agar Base No. 2, Part
No. CM0271B or Columbia Blood Agar Base, Part No. CM0331B.
C-T Supplement 10/Pk. SR0069E
A chromogenic medium for the identification of Escherichia coli 10/Pk. SR0069H
O157:H7. Add to Sorbitol MacConkey Agar, Part No. CM0813B or
to Sorbitol MacConkey Agar with BCIG, Part No. CM0981B. Casein Hydrolysate
10/Pk. SR0172E
(Acid) A purified hydrolysate that provides the necessary
10/Pk. SR0172H nitrogenous material for culture media or can be used when amino
acid mixtures are specified.
Campylobacter Growth Supplement 500g Each LP0041B
A liquid supplement for the enhanced growth and aerotolerance of
Campylobacter spp. For the preparation of Blaser-Wang Medium,
Bolton Selective Enrichment Broth, Butzler Selective Medium
and Preston Selective Medium. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
10/Pk. SR0232E

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CAT Supplement Cycloheximide Solution (0.1%)


For the isolation of Arcobacter spp., add to Arcobacter Broth For the suppression of fungi. Add to Bacillus Cereus Selective
Base, Part No. CM0965B. For the isolation of Campylobacter Agar Base, Part No. CM0617B; Raka-Ray Agar Base, Part No.
spp., especially C. upsaliensis, add to Campylobacter Blood-Free CM0777B and Universal Beer Agar, Part No. CM0651B.
Selective Agar Base (CCDA Preston), Part No. CM0739B.
100mg/Vial Each SR0222C
10/Pk. SR0174E
10/Pk. SR0174H Dermasel Selective Supplement
Supplement for Dermasel Medium, Part No. CM0539B. Each vial
CCDA Selective Supplement supplements 500mL of medium.
For the isolation of Arcobacter spp., add to Arcobacter Broth
10/Pk. SR0075E
Base, Part No. CM0965B. For the isolation of Campylobacter
spp., especially C. upsaliensis, add to Campylobacter Blood-Free
Selective Agar Base (CCDA Preston), Part No. CM0739B. Dextrose Bacteriological
A sugar suitable for inclusion in bacteriological culture media.
10/Pk. SR0155E
10/Pk. SR0155H 500g Each LP0071B

CDMN Supplement Fraser Supplement


For the growth of Clostridium difficile. Add to Clostridium Difficile For the isolation of Listeria spp. Add to Fraser Broth Base, Part No.
Agar Base, Part No. CM0601B. Each vial supplements 500mL of CM0895B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
medium. 10/Pk. SR0156E
10/Pk. SR0173E
G-N Anaerobe Selective Supplement
Cefixime Supplement For the growth of fastidious and other anaerobes. Add to
For the isolation of Escherichia coli O157. Add to Cefixime Wilkins-Chalgren Anaerobe Agar, Part No. CM0619B. Each vial
Rhamnose Sorbitol MacConkey Agar Base, Part No. CM1005B. supplements 500mL of medium.
Each vial supplements 500mL of medium. 10/Pk. SR0108B
10/Pk. SR0191E
Gardnerella Vaginalis Selective Supplement
Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement For the isolation of Gardnerella vaginalis. Add to Columbia Blood
For the isolation of yeast and molds associated with spoilage, add Agar Base, Part No. CM0331B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
to DRBC Agar Base, Part No. CM0727B. For the enumeration of medium.
yeast and molds in foods, add to Rose Bengal Chloramphenicol 10/Pk. SR0119E
Agar Base, Part No. CM0549B.
Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement. Gelatin Bacteriological
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.) A special bacteriological grade readily soluble in water to give a
50mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0078E
clear solution free from sulphite and preservatives.
Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement.
(Each vial supplements 2L of medium.) 500g Each LP0008B
200mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0078H

Clostridium Difficile Selective Supplement


Add to Clostridium Difficile Agar Base, Part No. CM0601B. Each
vial supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0096E

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Gentamicin Selective Supplement Kanamycin Sulphate Supplement


For the isolation of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and For the isolation of enterococci. Add to Kanamycin Esculin Azide
High Level Aminoglycoside-Resistant Enterococci (HLARE) from Agar Base, Part No. CM0591B.
clinical specimens. Add to VRE Agar Base, Part No. CM0985B.
10mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0092E
Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
256mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0185E Lab-Lemco Powder
Beef Extract made from specially selected raw materials. May be
GVPN Selective Supplement used in fermentation processes. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
For the isolation of Legionella spp. Add to Legionella CYE
500g Each LP0029B
Agar Base, Part No. CM0655B. Alternative to GVPC Selective
Supplement containing natamycin as a replacement for
cycloheximide. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium. Lactalbumin Hydrolysate
A pancreatic digest of lactalbumin that contains high levels of
10/Pk. SR0215E essential amino acids.
500g Each LP0048B
Half Fraser Supplement
For the enrichment of Listeria spp. Add to Fraser Broth Base, Part
No. CM0895B. Lactose Bacteriological
A sugar suitable for inclusion in bacteriological culture media.
Half Fraser Supplement
(Each vial supplements 225mL of medium.) 500g Each LP0070B
10/Pk. SR0166E
Half Fraser Supplement
(Each vial supplements 2.25L of medium.)
LCAT Selective Supplement
For the preparation of New York City Medium for the isolation of
10/Pk. SR0166G
Neisseria spp. Add to GC Agar Base, Part No. CM0367B. Each
vial supplements 500mL of medium.
Helicobacter Pylori Selective Supplement
(Dent) For the isolaton of Helicobacter pylori from clinical 10/Pk. SR0095B
specimens. Add to Columbia Blood Agar Base, Part No.
CM0331B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium. Legionella BCYE Supplement
For the isolation of Legionella spp. Add to Legionella CYE Agar
10/Pk. SR0147E
Base, Part No. CM0655B.

Hemoglobin Powder Soluble Legionella BCYE Supplement


(Each vial supplements 100mL of medium.)
A specially prepared hemoglobin for use in culture media.
10/Pk. SR0110A
500g Each LP0053B Legionella BCYE Supplement
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0110C
Horse Serum
An extract of horse blood for addition to culture media.
Legionella BCYE Supplement w/o L-cysteine
100mL/Vial Each SR0035C For the isolation of Legionella spp. Add to Legionella CYE Agar
Base, Part No. CM0655B. Each vial supplements 100mL of
HTM Supplement medium.
For the susceptibility testing of Haemophilus influenzae. Add to
10/Pk. SR0175A
HTM Base, Part No. CM0898B. Store at -20C to 0C. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium.
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Legionella BMPA Selective Supplement Listeria Selective Enrichment Supplement


For the isolation of Legionella spp. Add to Legionella CYE Agar For the enrichment of Listeria spp. Add to Listeria Enrichment
Base, Part No. CM0655B. Broth, Part No. CM0862B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
Legionella BMPA Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 100mL of medium.) 10/Pk. SR0141E
10/Pk. SR0111E
Legionella BMPA Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.) Listeria Selective Enrichment Supplement,
10/Pk. SR0111B Modified
For the enrichment of Listeria spp. Modified with 10mg/L acriflavin.
Legionella GVPC Selective Supplement Add to Listeria Enrichment Broth, Part No. CM0862B. Each vial
For the isolation of Legionella spp. from environmental samples. supplements 2.25L of medium.
Add to Legionella CYE Agar Base, Part No. CM0655B. Each vial 10/Pk. SR0149A
supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0152E Listeria Selective Supplement
(Oxford) For the detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Add to
Legionella MWY Selective Supplement Listeria Selective Agar Base, Part No. CM0856B.
For the isolation of Legionella pneumophila from potable water Listeria Selective Supplement
samples. Add to Legionella CYE Agar Base, Part No. CM0655B. (Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0140E
Legionella MWY Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 100mL of medium.) Listeria Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 2.5L of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0118E
10/Pk. SR0140B
Legionella MWY Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0118B Listeria Selective Supplement, Modified
For the enrichment of Listeria monocytogenes. Alternative
Listeria Primary Selective Enrichment supplement containing amphotericin B as a replacement for
cycloheximide. Add to Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth, Part No.
Supplement, UVM1
CM0897R or Listeria Enrichment Broth, Part No. CM0862B. Each
Used in a two-step selective enrichment (USDA-FSIS) method for
vial supplements 500mL of medium.
the enrichment of Listeria spp. Add to Listeria Enrichment Broth
Base (UVM formulation), Part No. CM0863B. 10/Pk. SR0213E

Listeria Primary Selective Enrichment Supplement, UVM1


(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.) Listeria Selective Supplement, Oxford
10/Pk. SR0142E For the detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Add to Listeria
Listeria Primary Selective Enrichment Supplement, UVM1 Selective Agar Base, Part No. CM0856B.
(Each vial supplements 2.5L of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0142B Listeria Selective Supplement, Oxford
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0206E
Listeria Secondary Selective Enrichment Listeria Selective Supplement, Oxford
Supplement, UVMII (Each vial supplements 2.5L of medium.)
Used in a two-step selective enrichment (USDS-FSIS) method 10/Pk. SR0206B
for the enrichment of Listeria spp. Add to Listeria Enrichment
Broth Base (UVM formulation), Part No. CM0863B. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0143E

Listeria Enrichment
Broth Base and Listeria
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Liver Digest Neutralized Modified Karmali Selective Supplement


A biologically standardized papaic digest of ox liver for use as a For a blood-free selective medium for the isolation of
source of nutrients in microbiological culture media. Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli when incubated
at 42C. Alternative supplement containing amphotericin B as a
500g Each LP0027B
replacement for cycloheximide. Add to Campylobacter Agar Base
5kg Each LP0027T
(Karmali), Part No. CM0935B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
Malt Extract
Recommended for use in media for yeast and mold growth. 10/Pk. SR0205E
An extract of sprouted grain with conserved nitrogen and
carbohydrate constituents. Modified Preston Campylobacter Selective
500g Each LP0039B Supplement
For the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli
from human, animal, avian and environmental samples. Alternative
Membrane Clostridium Perfringens Selective supplement containing amphotericin B as a replacement for
Supplement cycloheximide. Add to Campylobacter Agar Base, Part No.
(m-CP) A chromogenic medium for rapid and presumptive CM0689B or Nutrient Broth No. 2, Part No. CM0067B. Each vial
identification of Clostridium perfringens from water samples. Add supplements 500mL of medium.
to Membrane Clostridium Perfringens (m-CP) Agar Base, Part No.
CM0992B. Each vial of SR0188E supplements 500mL of medium. 10/Pk. SR0204E

10/Pk. SR0188E
MRSV Selective Supplement
For the detection of Salmonella spp. from food and environmental
Meropenem Selective Supplement samples. Add to MSRV Medium Base, Part No. CM0910B and
For the isolation of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Lysine Iron Agar, Modified (MLIA), Part No. CM0886B. Each vial
High Level Aminoglycoside-Resistant Enterococci (HLARE) from supplements 500mL of medium.
clinical specimens. Add to VRE Agar Base, Part No. CM0984B.
Each vial supplements 500mL of medium. 10/Pk. SR0161E

1mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0184E


MUG Supplement
Fluorescent agent for detection of Escherichia coli. Contains
Modified Bolton Broth Selective Supplement 4-methylumbelliferyl--D-glucuronide (MUG). Each vial
For the selective pre-enrichment of Campylobacter spp. in food supplements 500mL of medium.
samples. Alternative supplement containing amphotericin B as
a replacement for cycloheximide. Add to Bolton Broth, Part No. 50mg/Vial 10/Pk. BR0071E
CM0983B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0208E
Mycoplasma Supplement G
For the isolation of mycoplasmas. Add to Mycoplasma
Pneumoniae Agar, Part No. CM0401B or CM0403B. Each vial
Modified Brucella Selective Supplement supplements 80mL of medium.
For the cultivation and isolation of Brucella spp. Alternative
supplement containing natamycin as a replacement for 10/Pk. SR0059C
cycloheximide. Add to Blood Agar Base No. 2, Part No. CM0271B
or Brucella Medium Base, Part No. CM0169B. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium.
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Mycoplasma Supplement P ONE Broth-Salmonella Supplement


For the isolation of mycoplasmas. Add to Mycoplasma For the selective enrichment of Salmonella spp. from food samples
Pneumoniae Agar, Part No. CM0401B. Each vial supplements in 24 hours in a single enrichment step. Add to ONE Broth-
80mL of medium. Salmonella, Part No. CM1091B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
10/Pk. SR0060C
10/Pk. SR0242E
N-S Anaerobe Selective Supplement
For the growth of fastidious and other anaerobes. Add to Wilkins- PALCAM Selective Supplement
Chalgren Anaerobe Agar, Part No. CM0619B. For the detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Add to PALCAM
Agar Base, Part No. CM0877B.
10/Pk. SR0107B
PALCAM Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
Neomycin Selective Supplement 10/Pk. SR0150E
Enables the growth of clostridia and other anaerobes. Add
PALCAM Selective Supplement
to Blood Agar, Wilkins-Chalgren Anaerobe Agar, Part No. (Each vial supplements 2.5L of medium.)
CM0619B, or Columbia Blood Agar, Part No. CM0331B. Each vial 10/Pk. SR0150B
supplements 2L of medium.
150mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0163H Peptone Bacteriological
For use whenever a high-quality bacteriological peptone is
Novobiocin Selective Supplement required. A nutritious, all-purpose peptone specially prepared
Add to EC Broth, Part No. CM0990B; Muller-Kauffmann for use with other refined culture media ingredients. Industrial
Tetrathionate-Novobiocin Broth Base, Part No. CM0343B; Brilliant Reference: AOAC, FDA.
Green Agar, Part No. CM0263B; MRSV, Part No. CM0910B; 500g Each LP0037B
Modified Tryptone Soya Broth, Part No. CM0989B, and Lysine Iron 25kg Each LP0037K
Agar, Modified, Part No. CM0886B. Each vial supplements 500mL
of medium. Peptone Bacteriological Neutralized
10mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0181E The neutralized form of Peptone Bacteriological.
500g Each LP0034B
OGYE Selective Supplement
(Oxytetracycline Glucose Yeast Extract) For the selective Peptone Mycological
enumeration of molds and yeasts. Add to Oxytetracycline A mycological peptone developed for isolation of pathogenic and
Glucose Yeast Extract Agar Base, Part No. CM0545B. Each vial nonpathogenic fungi.
supplements 500mL of medium.
500g Each LP0040B
10/Pk. SR0073A

Peptone P
ONE Broth-Listeria Supplement A peptic digest that conforms to the USP specification of peptic
For the selective enrichment broth for Listeria spp. from food digests of animal tissue. The high sulphur content makes it ideal
samples in 24 hours. Add to ONE Broth-Salmonella, Part No. for use in culture media.
CM1091B.
500g Each LP0049B
ONE Broth-Listeria Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 225mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0234E Peptone Special
ONE Broth-Listeria Selective Supplement A specifically prepared mixture of peptones designed to encourage
(Each vial supplements 2.25L of medium.) growth of the most fastidious microorganisms.
10/Pk. SR0234B
500g Each LP0072B

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Peptonised Milk Proteose Peptone


A pancreatic digest of high grade skimmed milk powder with high A speciality peptone containing proteoses as defined in the USP.
levels of carbohydrate and calcium. Particularly useful in media for Particularly suitable for use in toxin production and in culture media
bacteriological examination of dairy products. for bacteria with wide-ranging nutritional requirements. Industrial
Reference: USP.
250g Each LP0032J
500g Each LP0085B
Perfringens OPSP Selective Supplement A
For selective isolation of Clostridium perfringens from food. Add to RPF Supplement
Perfringens Agar Base, OPSP, Part No. CM0543B. (Rabbit Plasma Fibrinogen) For the isolation and enumeration
of coagulase positive staphylococci from food. Use only with
10/Pk. SR0076E
Baird-Parker Agar Base, RPF, Part No. CM0961B. Each vial
supplements 100mL of medium.
Perfringens OPSP Selective Supplement B
For selective isolation of Clostridium perfringens from food. Add to 10/Pk. SR0122A
Perfringens Agar Base, OPSP, Part No. CM0543B.
10/Pk. SR0077E
Salmonella Selective Supplement
For the presumptive identification of Salmonella spp. from clinical
and food samples. Add to Chromogenic Salmonella Agar Base,
Perfringens SFP Supplement Part No. CM1007B or Brilliance Salmonella Agar Base, Part No.
For the selective isolation of Clostridium perfringens. Add to CM1092B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
Perfringens Agar Base, TSC, Part No. CM0587B. Each vial
supplements 500mL of medium. 10/Pk. SR0194E

10/Pk. SR0093E
Skim Milk Powder
A thermophile-free, spray-dried powder for inclusion in
Perfringens TSC Supplement bacteriological culture media. Industrial Reference: NMKL.
(D-cycloserine) For the recovery of Clostridium perfringens. Add to
500g Each LP0031B
DCLS Agar, Part No. CM0393B or Perfringens Agar Base, TSC,
Part No. CM0587B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
Sodium Chloride Bacteriological
200mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0088E A dehydrated salt suitable for inclusion in bacteriological culture
media.
Polymyxin B Supplement
500g Each LP0005B
See Bacillus Cereus Selective Supplement (click here).

Soya Peptone Neutralized


Potassium Tellurite A vegetable peptone. High carbohydrate content makes it suitable
(3.5%) A solution for addition to culture media. for many purposes. Industrial Reference: USP.
2mL/Vial 10/Pk. SR0030J 5kg Each LP0044T

Preston Campylobacter Selective Supplement STA Selective Supplement


For the isolation of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli (Supplement without actidione) For the isolation of Brochothrix
from human, animal, avian and environmental samples. Add to to thermosphacta from food samples. Add to STAA Agar Base, Part
Campylobacter Agar Base, Part No. CM0689B or Nutrient Broth No. CM0881B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
No. 2, Part No. CM0067B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium. 10/Pk. SR0162E

10/Pk. SR0117E

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STAA Selective Supplement Tryptose


For the isolation of Brochothrix thermosphacta from food A mixed enzymatic hydrolysate used for the growth of many
samples. Add to STAA Agar Base, Part No. CM0881B. Each vial fastidious microorganisms.
supplements 500mL of medium.
500g Each LP0047B
10/Pk. SR0151E
TTC Solution
Staph/Strep Selective Supplement (0.125%) For the enumeration and identification of coliform
Used for the preparation of Columbia CNA Agar. Add to Blood bacteria. Add to Tergitol 7 Agar, Part No. CM0793B.
Agar Base No. 2, Part No. CM0271B. Each vial supplements
2mL/Vial 10/Pk. SR0148A
500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0070E Urea 40% Solution
A solution for addition to culture media.
Streptococcus Supplement 5mL/Vial 10/Pk. SR0020K
For the isolation of streptococci. Add to Columbia Blood Agar
Base, Part No. CM0331B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium. Vancomycin Supplement
For addition to selective media for the isolation of Vancomycin
10/Pk. SR0126E Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and High Level Aminoglycoside
Resistant Enterococci (HLARE) from clinical specimens.
Tinsdale Supplement 3mg/Vial 10/Pk. SR0186E
For the cultivation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Add to Tinsdale
5mL/Vial 10/Pk. SR0247E
Medium, Part No. CM0487B. Each vial supplements 200mL of
medium.
VCAT Selective Supplement
10/Pk. SR0065A For the preparation of New York City Medium for the isolation of
Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Add to GC Agar Base, Part No. CM0367B.
Tomato Juice VCAT Selective Supplement
Juice of ripe tomatoes. For addition to culture media as a growth (Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
stimulant. 10/Pk. SR0104B
VCAT Selective Supplement
100mL/Vial Each SR0032C
(Each vial supplements 2L of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0104H
Tryptone
A pancreatic digest of casein for use where high performance and VCN Selective Supplement
uniformity of composition are of paramount importance. Industrial For the preparation of Thayer Martin Medium for the isolation
Reference: FDA, USDA. of pathogenic Neisseria spp. Add to GC Agar Base, Part No.
500g Each LP0042B CM0367B. Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.
5kg Each LP0042T
10/Pk. SR0101E

Tryptone T
A peptone developed with lower ion levels ideal for the production
of toxin by Clostridium tetani.
500g Each LP0043B

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VCNT Selective Supplement


For the preparation of Thayer Martin Medium for the isolation
of pathogenic Neisseria spp. Add to GC Agar Base, Part No.
CM0367B.
VCNT Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0091E
VCNT Selective Supplement
(Each vial supplements 2L of medium.)
10/Pk. SR0091H

Vitox Supplement
For the preparation of Thayer Martin Medium and New York
City Medium for the isolation of Neisseria spp. Add to GC Agar
Base, Part No. CM0367B. Contents: 5 vials of Vitox and 5 vials of
reconstitution fluid.
Vitox Supplement
(Each reconstituted vial supplements 500mL of medium.)
2 x 5/Pk. SR0090A
Vitox Supplement
(Each reconstituted vial supplements 2L of medium.)
2 x 5/Pk. SR0090H

Yeast Autolysate Supplement


For the preparation of New York City Medium for the isolation of
Neisseria spp. Add to GC Agar Base, Part No. CM0367B. Each
vial supplements 500mL of medium.
10/Pk. SR0105B

Yeast Extract Powder


A dried yeast autolysate that provides a nutritious source of
nitrogen and vitamins. Recommended for plate count of organisms
in water.
500g Each LP0021B
5kg Each LP0021T

Yersinia Selective Supplement


For the isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica. Add to Yersinia Selective
Agar Base, Part No. CM0653B. Each vial supplements 500mL of
medium.
10/Pk. SR0109E

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Contents:

Fecal Transport  126

Fecal Concentration 127

Fixatives 127

General Transport 128

Environmental Transport 129

BactiSwab 130

Microtest 131

ESwabs 132

SnotBuster 132

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MicroTest
Trusted, reliable transport media from the media
experts
Ample fill volume for multiple tests
Thermo Scientific MicroTest tubes are
compatible with culture, immunoassays and
molecular diagnostics
Flexible use for transport and long-term storage
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ESwab
Innovative liquid-based transport system ensures sample
viability for up to 48 hours
The COPAN ESwab streamlines collection and transport
by replacing multiple collection containers with just one system
Allows for automated specimen processing

Fecal Transport
Broad line of superior quality fecal transports
Convenient spork cap
Used with Thermo Scientific ProSpecT and
Thermo Scientific Xpect enteric diagnostic tests
Convenient kit packaging, including bulk kits

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Collection and Transport

Fecal Transport Zinc PVA Fixative


Zinc-based. For preservation and permanent staining of intestinal
parasites.
Single Vials
Single Vials are packaged in partitioned boxes with multilingual 15mL/Vial 12 Vials/Pk. R21765
patient collection instructions. Caps are color-coded to match 15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21927
industry standard colors and have an attached spork.
Two-Vial Sets
Cary-Blair w/Indicator Two vial sets are packaged in zip seal bags with multilingual patient
With 0.16% agar. For preservation and recovery of enteric bacterial collection instructions. Caps are color-coded to match industry
pathogens. standard colors and have an attached spork. 15mL/Vial.

15mL/Vial (Green cap) 12 Vials/Pk. R21610


15mL/Vial (Green cap) 120 Vials/Pk. R21925 Cary-Blair w/Indicator//Empty Vial
15mL/Vial (Green cap) 288 Vials/Pk. R21617 2 Vials/Set (Green cap) 6 Sets/Pk. R21616
15mL/Vial (Orange cap) 12 Vials/Pk. R31610 2 Vials/Set (Orange cap) 6 Sets/Pk. R31616
15mL/Vial (Orange cap) 120Vials/Pk. R31925 2 Vials/Set 120 Sets/Pk. R21949

Empty Vial Cary-Blair w/Indicator//SAF Fixative


For test procedures not compatible with fecal preservatives. 2 Vials/Set (Green cap) 6 Sets/Pk. R21615
2 Vials/Set (Orange cap) 6 Sets/Pk. R31615
15mL/Vial 12 Vials/Pk. R21600
2 Vials/Set 120 Sets/Pk. R21943
15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21922

Formalin PVA Modified Fixative//Formalin 10%


For preservation, concentration and recovery of intestinal parasites. 2 Vials/Set 6 Sets/Pk. R21713
2 Vials/Set 120 Sets/Pk. R21944
15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21928
15mL/Vial 12 Vials/Pk. R21640
15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21923 SAF Fixative//Empty Vial
15mL/Vial 288 Vials/Pk. R21641 2 Vials/Set 6 Sets/Pk. R21732
2 Vials/Set 120 Sets/Pk. R21941

PVA Modified Fixative


Copper-based. For preservation and permanent staining of Zinc PVA Fixative//Formalin 10%
intestinal parasites. 2 Vials/Set 6 Sets/Pk. R21767
2 Vials/Set 120 Sets/Pk. R21945
15mL/Vial 12 Vials/Pk. R21710
15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21924

SAF Fixative
For preservation, concentration and permanent staining of
intestinal parasites.
15mL/Vial 12 Vials/Pk. R21730
15mL/Vial 120 Vials/Pk. R21921

Remel Fecal Transport Cary-Blair w/Indicator. PVA Modified Fixative


Systems w/industry showing spork cap.
standard color-coded
caps.

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Three-Vial Sets Fecal Concentrator Filtration Device


Funnel with filtration screen used to concentrate parasites from
Three vial sets are packaged in zip seal bags with multilingual patient preserved fecal specimens.
collection instructions in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese,
1000/Pk. R21900
Laotian, Cambodian, Korean, French, German, Italian, Japanese,
Chinese. Caps are color-coded to match industry standard colors
and have an attached spork. 15mL/Vial. Graduated Conical Tube
For use with Fecal Concentrator Filtration Device, Part No.
R21900.
Cary-Blair w/Indicator//SAF//Empty Vial
1000/Pk. R21904
3 Vials/Set (Green cap) 84 Sets/Pk. R21962
3 Vials/Set (Orange cap) 84 Sets/Pk. R31962
Graduated Conical Tube Cap
For use with Graduated Conical Tube, Mfr. No. R21904.
PVA Modified Fixative//Formalin 10%//Cary-Blair
w/Indicator 1000/Pk. R21903

3 Vials/Set 84 Sets/Pk. R21968


Triton X-100 10%
Mucolytic reagent for fecal concentration procedures.
PVA Modified Fixative//Formalin 10%//Empty Vial
Polypropylene dispenser vial.
3 Vials/Set 84 Sets/Pk. R21967
15mL/Vial Each R21902

Zinc PVA Fixative//Formalin 10%//Cary-Blair w/


Indicator Fixatives
3 Vials/Set 84 Sets/Pk. R21964
PVA Modified Fixative
Zinc PVA Fixative//Formalin 10%//Empty Vial For preservation and permanent staining of intestinal parasites.
3 Vials/Set 84 Sets/Pk. R21963
Copper based.
500mL/Bottle Each R21259

Fecal Concentration Schaudinns Fixative


Without acetic acid. For preparation of fresh fecal smears for
Fecal Concentrator Kit trichrome stain procedures.
For concentration of intestinal parasites from preserved fecal
specimens. Contents: 36 filtration funnels, 36 graduated conical 500mL/Bottle Each R40036
tubes and caps, 1 vial Triton X-100 mucolytic reagent.
36 Tests/Kit R21901
Zinc PVA Fixative
For preservation and permanent staining of intestinal parasites.
Fecal Concentrator Kit II 250mL/Bottle Each R21278
Closed system for concentration of intestinal parasites from 500mL/Bottle Each R21279
preserved fecal specimens. Contents: 50 filter-centrifuge tube
assemblies, 50 caps, 1 vial Triton X-100 mucolytic reagent.
50 Tests/Kit R21911

Fecal Concentrator Kit. Fecal Concentrator Kit II. Fecal Concentrator Kit
II filter-centrifuge tube
assembly.

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General Transport Calgiswab Type 2


Wood shaft with calcium alginate-tipped swab. Puritan.
A.C.T. I 1/Envelope 100/Pk. R6015010
Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport with semi-solid,
nonnutritive medium for use with swab or fluid samples. Fluids may Calgiswab Type 3
be introduced through septum in cap. Plastic shaft with calcium alginate-tipped swab. Puritan.
16 x 125mm Tube 20/Pk. R12401 1/Envelope 100/Pk. R6015003

A.C.T. II Calgiswab Type 4


Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport with semi- Ultra-fine aluminum shaft, 0.025 diameter, with calcium alginate-
solid, non-nutritive medium for use with swab or fluid samples. tipped swab, for urogenital specimen collection. Puritan.
Fluids may be introduced through septum in cap. Sterile packaged
1/Envelope 50/Pk. R6015014
in individual Tyvek envelope with single plastic-shaft rayon-tipped
swab for clean environments.
Chlamydia-Pak Specimen Collection Kit
16 x 125mm Tube 10/Pk. R12402
For collection and transport of urogenital specimens to
aid in the detection of Chlamydiae trachomatis by direct
ACT II Dual immunofluorescence testing. Contents of individual kits: One large
Aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic culture transport systems with dacron-tipped plastic shaft swab; Small dacron-tipped stainless
sterile packaging. Fluids may be introduced through septum in steel shaft swab; Nylon bristle cytology brush; Single well glass
cap. Sterile packaged in individual Tyvek envelope with two plastic- slide; Ampule methanol fixative. Medical Packaging Corporation.
shaft rayon-tipped swabs for clean environments.
1 Test/Kit 20 Kits/Pk. R62300
16 x 125mm Tube 10/Pk. R124022

Urine Specimen Container


Aluminum Mini Swab Empty sterile container with patient information label. Samco
Suitable for ear, nose, throat, eye, male urethral and pediatric Scientific.
specimen collection. With paper envelope.
90mL Capacity 300/Pk. R554400
1/Envelope 100/Pk. R12714

BoriconTM
Urine collection and transport container w/boric acid powder.
Preserves specimen for up to 3 days at ambient temperature.
Medical Wire & Equipment.
Boricon Urine Tube 300/Pk. R642083

Calgiswab Type 1
Aluminum shaft, 0.035 diameter, with calcium alginate-tipped
swab, for nasopharyngeal sample collection. Puritan.
1/Envelope 50/Pk. R6015016

A.C.T. II transport system. Chlamydia-Pak Specimen


Collection Kit.

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Environmental Transport NRS II Transwab - MRD


Maximum Recovery Diluent. (Peptone Saline). Used as an isotonic
and protective medium for maximum recovery of microorganisms
NRS II Transwab - Butterfield Buffer from environmental and food sources. Transwab device features
Used in standard methods for the enumeration of bacteria
leakproof, self-standing screw cap tube made from shatterproof
and fungi in foods, water, dairy, and pharmaceutical products.
polypropylene with a visible blue shaft swab attached to the cap.
Transwab device features leakproof, self-standing screw cap tube
Medical Wire and Equipment.
made from shatterproof polypropylene with a visible blue shaft
swab attached to the cap. Medical Wire and Equipment. 10mL/Tube 50/Pk. R61796
10mL/Tube 500/Pk. R60796
10mL/Tube 50/Pk. R61780
10mL/Tube 500/Pk. R60780
NRS II Transwab - NRS
Neutralizing Rinse Solution. A universal neutralizing solution
NRS II Transwab - Dry suitable for testing disinfected areas within the food, cosmetic
Used to collect environmental samples. Transwab device features
and pharmaceutical industries. Neutralizes chlorine, peroxygen
leakproof, self-standing screw cap tube made from shatterproof
compounds, iodine, quaternary ammonium compounds,
polypropylene with a visible blue shaft swab attached to the cap.
amphoterics, biguanides and gluteraldehyde. Transwab device
Medical Wire and Equipment.
features leakproof, self-standing screw cap tube made from
Empty 50/Pk. R61799 shatterproof polypropylene with a visible blue shaft swab attached
Empty 500/Pk. R60799 to cap. Medical Wire and Equipment.
5mL/Tube 50/Pk. R61784
NRS II Transwab - Letheen Broth 5mL/Tube 500/Pk. R60784
Used to determine the bactericidal efficiency of quaternary
ammonium disinfectants and as a growth medium in the testing
of cosmetics. Transwab device features leakproof, self-standing
screw cap tube made from shatterproof polypropylene with a
visible blue shaft swab attached to the cap. Medical Wire and
Equipment.
10mL/Tube 50/Pk. R61792

NRS II Transwab-Letheen
Broth 5mL.

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NRS II Transwab - TSB Amies Clear, Dual Swab


Tryptic Soy Broth. General purpose medium used for cultivation Double plastic shaft. Blue cap.
of fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms from a variety of
1 Tube/Envelope 50/Pk. R723015
specimens. Transwab device features leakproof, self-standing
1 Tube/Envelope 500/Pk. R723010
screw cap tube made from shatterproof polypropylene with a
visible blue shaft swab attached to the cap. Medical Wire and
Equipment.