Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement

//Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement

Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement

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Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement
E&O Laboratories Ltd Escherichia coli 0157 Selective Supplement (LS0013) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Escherichia coli serogroup O157 from faecal, food and environmental specimens.


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Shelf Life (days)

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Dehydrated Medium Appearance

Dehydrated Medium Colour

Solubility Description

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result
Escherichia coli 0157 NCTC 12900 Growth
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 Inhibited



Each 500ml vial contains:

Cefixime 0.05mg
Potassium Tellurite 2.5mg


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 1 Lt of sterile Sorbitol MacConkey Agar Base prepared according to the manufacturer’s instructions and allowed to cool to 45°- 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.