A general purpose medium for the cultivation of organisms that are less fastidious in their nutritional requirements. This particular formulation has additional 0.2% Agar added to provide for a firmer medium without loss of efficacy. Generally used to maintain cultures or to check the purity of subcultures from isolation media.
BM0540 – Nutrient Agar
50 x Thin Wall Bijou, 50 x Thin Wall Universal, 10 x 125ml Syrup Bottles, 10 x 300ml Syrup Bottles
|Shelf Life (days)|
|Storage Temp (°C)|
At 37°C ± 0.1°C in O2 for 18-24 hours. Incubate Y. enterocolitica at 30°C ± 0.1°C in O2 for 18-24 hours.
|Escherichia coli||NCTC 12241||Grey / Opaque Colonies|
|Salmonella typhimurium||NCTC 12023||Cream Colonies|
|Yersinia enterocolitica||NCTC 12982||Cream Colonies|
|Staphylococcus aureus||NCTC 12981||White Colonies|