|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0755B||GBS Agar Base Islam 500g||–||500g|
GBS Agar Base Islam 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
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Oxoid GBS Agar Base (Group B Streptococci Medium) (Islam) is used for the isolation and detection of Group B Streptococci in clinical specimens.
GBS Agar Base (Islam), Oxoid Composition
|Sodium dihydrogen phosphate|
|Di-sodium hydrogen phosphate|
|pH 7.5 ± 0.1 @ 25°C|
GBS Agar Base (Group B Streptococci Medium) (Islam), Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 45.2g in 1 litre of distilled water and bring to the boil to disolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and aseptically add 50ml of sterile inactivated Horse Serum. Mix well and pour into Petri dishes.
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 at 2-8°C away from light.
The medium must be at its correct pH value to ensure good pigmentation.
Some strains of Group B streptococci do not produce pigmented colonies.
Do not hold the molten medium any longer than necessary.