Antibiotic Supplements

Antibiotic Supplements products are formulated to supply the required nutrients to allow for the growth of microorganisms. Used in combination with a variety of selective agents and incubation conditions a wide range of specific organisms can be isolated. With careful raw material selection of the various media components E&O can ensure a consistent level of quality and performance. For each formulation the necessary ingredients are accurately weighed, combined and blended together to produce a homogenous powdered product.

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  • GC LCAT Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd LCAT Selective Supplement (LS0001) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis.  
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  • Vancomycin. Colistin, Amphotericin, Trimehtoprim (V.C.A.T) E&O Laboratories Ltd VCAT Selective Supplement (LS0002) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis.  
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  • b-Nicotinamide-Adenine Dinucleotide (N.A.D.) Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd N.A.D. Supplement (LS0005) is an enrichment supplement for Haemophilus spp. and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This supplement can be used in conjunction with sensitivity test agars such as: E&O products PP2148 Iso Sensitivity test agar with 5% Horse Blood and 20mgs/L N.A.D. and PP0972 Mueller Hinton agar with 5 % Horse Blood with 20mgs/L N.A.D.  
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  • E&O Laboratories Limited Pseudomonas Selective CN Supplement (LS0006) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Pseudomonas species particularly Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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  • Staph/Strep Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Staph/Strep Selective Supplement (LS0008) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Staphylococci and Streptococci species.  
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  • Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective Supplement (LS0009) is a supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Campylobacter spp. primarily from clinical specimens.
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  • Camplobacter (CCDA) Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Campylobacter (CCDA) Selective Supplement (LS0010) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Campylobacter spp. from clinical, food and environmental samples.  
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  • Campylobacter Growth Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Campylobacter Growth Supplement (LS0011) is a supplement used to enhance the isolation and aerotolerance of Campylobacter spp and can be used in both solid and liquid media and generally used in conjunction with media prepared to Skirrow, Butzler or Preston formulations.
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  • Bacitracin Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Bacitracin Supplement (LS0012) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Haemophilus species.
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  • Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement (LS0013) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Escherichia coli serogroup O157 from faecal, food and environmental specimens.  
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  • E&O Laboratories Ltd Actinomycete Selective Supplement (LS0015) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Actinomyces spp.  
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  • Neomycin Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Neomycin Selective Supplement (LS0017) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of anaerobes from clinical specimens.  
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  • Bordetella Selective Supplement Bordetella Selective Supplement LS0018 is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the culture of Bordetella pertussis.  
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  • Oxytetracycline (100mgs/L) Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Oxytetracycline Selective Supplement can be used with a glucose, yeast or maltose extract based agar for selective isolation of Yeasts and Moulds from a variety of sample types. Due to the near neutral pH of the medium, Oxytetracycline is added to reduce the risk of bacterial growth when processing materials that may be more heavily contaminated. Media using oxytetracycline as the selective agent is based on the formulation developed by Mossel et al. who stated that the use of this antibiotic in a medium with a neutral pH gave increased counts of yeasts and moulds from a variety of foodstuffs compared with media which relied on a low pH to suppress bacterial growth.
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  • Bacillus cereus Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Bacillus Cereus Selective Supplement (LS0020) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Bacillus cereus from foodstuffs and clinical specimens.
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  • Clostridium difficile Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Clostridium Difficile Selective Supplement (LS0022) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Clostridium difficile from faecal specimens.  
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  • Novobiocin Supplement (20mgs/L) E&O Laboratories Ltd Novobiocin Selective Supplement can be used to enhance the isolation of Salmonella spp. by motility enrichment and the selective enrichment of E.coli Serogroup O157 in food and faeces samples and also in the isolation of Salmonella typhimurium at 40mgs/L when used with Muller-Kauffmann Tetrathionate (MKTTn) Broth.  
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  • Pseudomonas CFC Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Pseudomonas CFC Selective Supplement (LS0026) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of pseudomonads primarily from food and environmental samples.  
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  • Listeria Oxford Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Listeria Oxford Selective Supplement (LS0030) is a selective mixture used to supplement Listeria Oxford agar base in order to facilitate the isolation of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species from clinical and food samples.  
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  • Helicobacter pylori Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd Helicobacter pylori Selective Supplement can be used with Helicobacter pylori Base Agar (E&O product KM0009).This selective supplement is composed of 2 antibiotics and one antifungal agent. These agents inhibit the background flora and allow the cultivation of Helicobacter pylori. Helicobacter pylori, previously named Campylobacter pylori, is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium found in the stomach, and may be present in other parts of the body, such as the eye.
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  • Ampicillin Selective Supplement (100mgs/L) E&O Laboratories Ltd Ampicillin Selective Supplement can be used with LB Agar for selective cultivation of E. coli strains that contain plasmids conferring ampicillin resistance. Ampicillin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. It is a beta-lactam antibiotic that is part of the amino penicillin family. It is active against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.  
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  • Kanamycin Selective Supplement (50mgs/L) E&O Laboratories Ltd Kanamycin Selective Supplement can be used with LB Agar for selective cultivation of E. coli and other organisms that contain plasmids conferring kanamycin resistance. Kanamycin is an aminoglycoside bacteriocidal antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of infections Kanamycin is isolated from the soil bacterium Streptomyces kanamyceticus.  
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  • PALCAM Selective Supplement E&O Laboratories Ltd PALCAM Selective Supplement (LS0038) is a selective mixture used to supplement PALCAM agar base in order to facilitate the isolation of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species from food samples.  
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  • Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement (100mgs/L) E&O Laboratories Limited Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement (LS0050) is an antibiotic supplement used for the selective isolation of yeasts and moulds from food, environmental and clinical specimens.  
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