|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM1148B||Drbc (ISO) Agar Base 500g||–||500g|
DRBC (ISO) Agar Base 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Isolate and enumerate yeasts and molds associated with food spoilage with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Dichloran Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol (DRBC) (ISO) Agar Base while adhering to ISO 21527-1: 2008. Dichloran Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol (DRBC) (ISO) Agar is specially designed to suppress the growth of spreading mold and bacteria while supporting the growth of species that cannot be isolated on Rose Bengal Chloramphenicol Agar or Acidified Potato Dextrose Agar.
Dichloran Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol (DRBC) (ISO) Agar, Oxoid Composition
|Potassium dihydrogen phosphate||1.0|
|pH 5.6 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Dichloran Rose-Bengal Chloramphenicol (DRBC) (ISO) Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 15.75g per 500ml (31.5g/l) of distilled water and heat to dissolve completely. Reconstitute Chloramphenicol Supplement (one vial SR0078E per 500ml or one vial SR0078H per 2 litres medium), as directed. Add the vial contents to the DRBC (ISO) Agar Base. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C, mix well and pour into sterile Petri dishes.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10–30°C and use before the expiry date.
ROSE-BENGAL PHOTO-OXIDIZES TO FORM TOXIC COMPOUNDS. STORE PLATES OF THE MEDIUM IN THE DARK AND AVOID EXPOSURE TO LIGHT.
Some strains of fungi may be inhibited on this medium.
The dichloran compound used in this medium is Botran® 2,6-Dichloro-4-Nitro-Analine (CAS: 99-30-9).