|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0401B||MYCOPLASMA AGAR BASE 500g||–||500g|
Mycoplasma Agar Base 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- Oxoid Mycoplasma Agar Base is used for the selective isolation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
- Also available Mycoplasma Supplement P, Part No. SR0060C and Mycoplasma Supplement G, Part No. SR0059C.
Mycoplasma Agar Base, Oxoid Composition
|pH 7.8 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Mycoplasma Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Add 35.5g to 1 litre of distilled water. Boil to dissolve the agar and distribute in 80ml volumes. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to approximately 50°C and add one vial of Mycoplasma Supplement SR0059 reconstituted as directed.
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.
Thallous acetate is toxic, observe the precautions in the HAZARDS section.
Do not use thallous acetate media to isolate Ureaplasma urealyticum.
Mycoplasmas may be suspected if (1) typical morphology (2) no growth in media without serum (3) colonies are embedded below the agar surface.