Yersinia Selective Agar

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Yersinia Selective Agar

SKU: KM0179 Category:

In vitro diagnostic. Dehydrated KM0179 Yersinia Selective Agar Base powder can be reconstituted to form a selective plated medium for the isolation and enumeration of Yersinia species from clinical and food samples.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Y. enterocolitica NCTC 12982 Growth: clear colonies with red centre
Escherichia coli NCTC 12241 Inhibited
Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 12981 Inhibited


Recommended incubation: Aerobically at 30 ± 1°C for 21 ± 3 hours.


Peptones 22.0
Mannitol 20.0
Sodium pyruvate 2.0
Sodium chloride 1.0
Magnesium sulphate 0.4
Sodium deoxycholate 0.01
Neutral red 0.03
Crystal violet 0.001
Agar 12.5
Total 58.041
*Adjusted/supplemented as required to meet performance requirements


Suspend 58.0g/L of dried culture media in deionised/purified water. Soak with frequent agitation whilst mixing for 10 minutes to
completely dissolve dried culture medium.
Sterilise at 121°C for 15 minutes before cooling to 45-50°C.
Aseptically add the appropriate volume of LS1053 Yersinia (CIN) Selective Supplement.
Gently mix the final medium before aseptically dispensing the specified volume into appropriate sterile containers and allowing to