This is a sterile aqueous solution of Potassium Di-Hydrogen Ortho-phosphate (16.0 % w/v) suitable for use in the neutralisation following the digestion of Sputum with Sodium Hydroxide prior to culture. It is generally used in conjunction with Sodium Hydroxide 4% with Phenol Red Indicator 0.2%.
BM1324 – Sputum Neutralising Buffer (Without Phenol Red)
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|Tested for sterility only by subculture on to Columbia Blood Agar and incubation at 20°C ± 5°C and 37°C ± 1°C for 72 hours|