Bordetella Selective Supplement

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Bordetella Selective Supplement

SKU: LS0018 Category:

Bordetella Selective Supplement
Bordetella Selective Supplement LS0018 is an antibiotic supplement used to enhance the culture of Bordetella pertussis.


Additional Information

Shelf Life (days)

Storage Temp (°C)

Dehydrated Medium Appearance

Dehydrated Medium Colour

Solubility Description

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result
Bordetella pertussis NCTC 10739 Growth
Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 12981 Inhibited



Each 500ml vial contains:

Cephalexin 20mgs


To reconstitute each vial of Bordetella Selective Supplement, aseptically, add 2 ml of sterile deionised water. After re-closing the vial, gently agitate to assist reconstitution.
Selective Culture:
Prepare charcoal agar according to the manufacturer’s instructions, autoclave and cool to 55°C. Add 10% sterile defribrinated horse blood and mix thoroughly. Add the reconstituted contents of one vial of Bordetella selective supplement to the appropriate final volume of prepared medium .Mix gently and pour into sterile petri dishes. Overnight storage at 2-8°C is recommended to allow suitable equilibration.
For extended storage at 2-8°C plates should be contained in sealed plastic sleeves or similar packaging.