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.
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