|Baird-Parker Agar Base (Modified) 500g
Baird-Parker Agar Base (Modified) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- The Oxoid Baird-Parker RPF Agar Base is a selective medium for the isolation and enumeration of coagulase positive staphylococci from food.
- For use with RPF supplement, Part No. SR0122A
- Do not use Egg Yolk Tellurite Emulsion.
Baird-Parker Agar Base (RPF), Oxoid Composition
|Pancreatic digest of casein
|pH 7.2 ± 0.2 @ 25ºC
Baird-Parker Agar Base (RPF), Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 6.3g of Baird-Parker Agar Base (RPF) in 90ml of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121ºC for 15 minutes. Cool to 48ºC and add 1 vial of SR0122A, reconstituted as directed. Mix well and pour plates.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and RPF Supplement below 0°C. Use before the expiry date on the label.
Prepared plates of medium are best used freshly prepared.
Colonies of some contaminating organisms growing in close proximity to the coagulase positive colonies may partially digest the coagulase halo reaction.