|E.C. Broth 500g
E.C. Broth 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Selectively detect Escherichia coli from food and environmental samples with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ EC Broth (Dehydrated). EC Broth is a selective medium for the differentiation of fecal coliforms and the confirmatory test for Escherichia coli from food and environmental samples. It is also suitable for the enumeration of presumptive E. coli in milk and milk products using the most probable number technique.
EC Broth, Oxoid Composition
|Bile salts No. 3
|pH 6.9 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
EC Broth, Oxoid Preparation:
Dissolve 37g in 1 litre of distilled water. Dispense into final containers and sterilize 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 medium at 2-8°C for up to 4 weeks.