|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0115B||MACCONKEY AGAR NO. 3 500g||–||500g|
MacConkey Agar No.3 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Detect and enumerate coliform organisms, including Escherichia coli, while isolating and detecting Salmonella and Shigella spp. in both clinical and food specimens using Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ MacConkey Agar No.3. A modification of the original MacConkey medium by the addition of selected bile salts, the medium gives improved differentiation of coliforms and non-lactose fermenting organisms while completely inhibiting Gram-positive cocci.
MacConkey Agar No.3, Oxoid Composition
|Bile salts No.3|
|pH 7.1 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
MacConkey Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 51.5g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
The dehydrated medium should be stored at 10-30°C and used before the expiry date on the label.
Store the prepared medium at 2-8°C.
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