|Haemophilus Testing Medium 500g
Haemophilus Testing Medium 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- Oxoid Haemophilus Test Medium Base (HTM) is used for the susceptibility testing of Haemophilus influenzae.
- Also available HTM Supplement, Part No. SR0158E. Store at -20° to 0°C.
Haemophilus Test Medium Base (HTM), Oxoid Composition
|Yeast extract (specifically selected for low antagonist levels)
|pH 7.3 ± 0.1 @ 25°C
Haemophilus Test Medium (HTM), Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 21.5g of Haemophilus Test Medium Base in 500ml of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121° C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and aseptically add the contents of 1 vial of Haemophilus Test Medium Supplement SR0158, as directed. 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 on the label.
Store the prepared plates of medium at 2-8°C.
When stored as directed the supplement is stable until the expiry date stated on the label.