This buffer is intended primarily for use as a neutralising agent following treatment with alkaline compounds during the decontamination and homogenisation process of Sputum specimens prior to inoculation onto appropriate culture media for the isolation of Mycobacterium spp.
BM1314 – TB Buffer (pH 4.5)
|Shelf Life (days)|
|Storage Temp (°C)|
|Tested for sterility only by subculture on to Columbia Blood Agar and incubating at 15-25°C and 37°C for 72 hours|