Helicobacter Pylori Medium

Helicobacter Pylori Medium

Helicobacter Pylori Medium with 10% Horse Serum, Cefsulodin (10mg/L), Vancomycin (10mg/L) & Amphoteracin (20mg/L)
This is a selective medium for the isolation of Helicobacter pylori from clinical samples. The medium is based on a modification of Campylobacter CCDA Blood Free Medium with Charcoal, Ferrous Sulphate and Sodium Pyruvate replacing the Horse Blood and is made selective by the addition of Vancomycin and Cefsulodin to suppress other bacteria and Amphoteracin to inhibit yeasts. 10% Horse Serum is also added to promote optimum growth of helicobacter.

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Microaerophilic incubation at 37°C for 48 hours. Incubation may be extended up to 10 days for gastric biopsy.

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result
Candida albicans NCPF 3179 Inhibited
Helicobacter pylori NCTC 11916 Grey colonies
Enterococcus faecalis NCTC 12697 Inhibited