|Listeria Selective Agar Base 500g
Listeria Selective Agar Base 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- Oxoid Listeria Selective Oxford Agar Base is a selective and diagnostic medium for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes.
- Also available Listeria Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0140E and Modified Listeria Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0206E or SR0206B.
Listeria Selective Oxford Agar Base, Oxoid Composition
|Columbia Blood Agar Base
|Ferric ammonium citrate
|pH 7.0 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
Listeria Selective Oxford Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 27.75 of the Listeria Selective Agar Base (Oxford Formulation) in 500ml of distilled water. Bring gently to the boil to dissolve. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and aseptically add the contents of one vial of Listeria Selective Supplement (Oxford Formulation) or Modified Listeria Selective Supplement (Oxford) SR0206, SR0140 reconstituted with 5ml of 70% ethanol. 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 at 2-8°C in the dark.