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.
BM1361 – Potassium Dihydrogen Orthophosphate with Phenol Red
|Shelf Life (days)|
|Storage Temp (°C)|
|Tested for sterility only by inoculation of Columbia Blood Agar and incubating at 15-25°C for 48 hours|