This is a medium supporting a wide range of organisms. It conforms to the requirements of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) for antibiotic sensitivity testing of pharmaceutical products. As previously stated Antibiotic Medium No. 1 is used in the performance of antibiotic assays. This medium is prepared according to the specifications detailed in the USP. The use of this medium assures well-defined inhibition zones of the test organisms. Nutrients and growth factors are supplied by peptic digest of animal tissue, casein hydrolysate, yeast extract, and beef extract. Glucose is a carbon source.
BM4710 – Antobiotic Medium No. 1 (USP)
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|Staphylococcus aureus||ATCC 6538||Growth|
|Escherichia coli||ATCC 8739||Growth|
|Staphylcococcus epidermidis||ATCC 12228||Growth|
|Pseudomonas aeruginosa||ATCC 9027||Growth|