|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0329B||BRILLIANT GREEN AGAR (Modified) 500g||–||500g|
Brilliant Green Agar (Modified) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Select and identify salmonellae (other than Salmonella Typhi) from food, feed and water samples with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Modified Brilliant Green Agar (Dehydrated). The modified formula provides improved inhibition of Escherichia coli and Proteus species. The medium has been widely assessed in Europe and has been used in ISO standards.
Brilliant Green Agar (Modified), Oxoid Composition
|Disodium hydrogen phosphate|
|Sodium dihydrogen phosphate|
|pH 6.9 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Brilliant Green Agar (Modified), Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 52g in 1 litre of distilled water. Heat gently with occasional agitation and bring just to the boil to dissolve the medium completely. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE. Cool to 50°C, mix well and pour plates.
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.