|PLATE COUNT AGAR 500g
Plate Count Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Determine the plate counts of microorganisms in food, dairy samples, waste water and other material of sanitary importance with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated). Plate Count Agar was developed by Buchbinder et al which is recommended by APHA, AOAC and PHLS. The quality control of Plate Count Agar (APHA) includes testing in accordance with ISO 11133:2014.
Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated), Oxoid Composition
|pH 7.0 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated), Oxoid Preparation:
Add 17.5g to 1 litre of distilled water. Dissolve by bringing to the boil with frequent stirring, mix and distribute into final containers. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.
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.