|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity||Format|
|CM0992B||(M-CP) Agar Base 500g||–||500g||Powder|
(M-CP) Agar Base 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- Oxoid Membrane Clostridium Perfringens Agar Base (m-CP Agar Base) is a chromogenic medium for rapid isolation and presumptive identification of Clostridium perfringens from water samples.
- Also available: Membrane Clostridium Perfringens Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0188E.
Membrane Clostridium Perfringens (M-CP) Agar Base, Oxoid Composition
|Typical Formula *|
|pH 7.6 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
(M-CP) Agar Base, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 35.55g of m-CP Agar Base in 500ml of distilled water Mix well and sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and aseptically add the contents of one vial of m-CP Selective Supplement reconstituted as directed. Aseptically add the following sterile solutions dissolved in distilled water:
|Component||Solution Strength||Volume (ml)|
|Phenolphthalein biphosphate tetrasodium salt|
|Ferric chloride hexahydrate|
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and use before the expiry date on the label.
Prepared medium may be stored for up to 5 days at 2-8°C in the dark.