|LYSINE IRON AGAR 500g
Lysine Iron Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Detect salmonellae including Salmonella arizonae with the diagnostic Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Lysine Iron Agar (Dehydrated). This differential medium detects salmonellae (including lactose fermenting Salmonella arizonae) by lysine decarboxylase activity and H2S production.
Lysine Iron Agar, Oxoid Composition
|Ferric ammonium citrate
|pH 6.7 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
Lysine Iron Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 34g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Dispense into tubes and sterilise by autoclaving at 121° C for 15 minutes. Cool the tubes in an inclined position to form slants with deep butts.
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.