|BRILLIANT GREEN AGAR 500g
Brilliant Green Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Oxoid Brilliant Green Agar (Kauffmann Medium) is used for increased recovery and selective isolation of Salmonella spp. other than S. Typhi.
- Also available Sulphamandelate Supplement, Part No. SR0087E
Brilliant Green Agar, Oxoid Composition
|pH 6.9 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
Brilliant Green Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 50g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and use before the expiry date on the label.
Store the prepared plates of medium at 2-8°C.
Lactose-fermenting salmonellae may be present in foods.
Salmonella typhi and Shigella species may not grow on this medium.
Proteus, Citrobacter and Pseudomonas species may mimic enteric pathogens by producing small red colonies.