Actinomycete Selective Supplement

//Actinomycete Selective Supplement

Actinomycete Selective Supplement

SKU: LS0015 Category:

E&O Laboratories Ltd Actinomycete Selective Supplement (LS0015) is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the isolation of Actinomyces spp.


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Shelf Life (days)

Storage Temp (°C)

Dehydrated Medium Appearance

Dehydrated Medium Colour

Solubility Description

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result
Actinomyces israelii NCTC 10236 Growth
Clostridium perfringens NCTC 8237 Inhibited
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 Inhibited



Each vial contains
Metronidazole 6.0mg
Nalidixic Acid 20.0mg


To reconstitute each vial aseptically add 2ml of Sterile Distilled Water. Closing the vial and gently agitate to assist reconstitution. Avoid frothing and add the contents of the vial to 1 Litre of sterile base medium of choice 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. For extended storage plates should be contained in sealed plastic sleeves or similar packing.