Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective Supplement

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Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective Supplement

SKU: LS0009 Category:

Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective Supplement
E&O Laboratories Ltd Campylobacter (Skirrow) Selective
Supplement (LS0009) is a supplement used to enhance the selective isolation of Campylobacter spp. primarily from clinical specimens.

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Dehydrated Medium Appearance

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Solubility Description

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result
 Campylobacter jejuni NCTC 11322 Growth
Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212 Inhibited
Proteus mirabilis NCTC 10975 Inhibited



Each vial contains raw material at a concentration of the following per litre:

Vancomycin 10.0mg
Polymixin 0.5mg
Trimethoprim Lactate 5.0mg


To reconstitute the contents of each vial, aseptically add 2ml of Sterile Distilled Water. Close the vial and gently agitate to assist reconstitution. Avoid frothing and add the contents of the vial to an appropriate volume of sterile base medium of choice (Columbia Agar with 5-7% Lysed Horse Blood is recommended) prepared according to the manufacturer’s instructions and allowed to cool to 44-50°C. Mix gently but thoroughly and pour aseptically into sterile Petri dishes. Overnight storage at 2-8°C is recommended to allow equilibration of the supplement within the medium.
For extended storage at 2-8°C plates should be contained in sealed plastic sleeves or similar packing.
NB: Campylobacter Growth Supplement (LS0011) may also be used when preparing this medium.