|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0579B||PSEUDOMONAS CETRIMIDE AGAR (USP-EP) 500g||–||500g|
Pseudomonas Cetrimide Agar (Usp-Ep) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Selectively isolate and differentiate Pseudomonas aeruginosa from a range of samples using Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Cetrimide Agar (USP, EP) (Dehydrated). The medium contains magnesium chloride and potassium sulphate for improved pigment production and recovery of Pseudomonas aeruginosa while strongly suppressing Klebsiella, Proteus and Providencia spp. The medium conforms to European Pharmacopoeia for Microbial Limit Tests.
Cetrimide Agar (USP, EP) (Dehydrated), Oxoid Composition
|Final pH 7.2 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Cetrimide Agar Preparation:
Suspend 45.3g of Pseudomonas Cetrimide Agar in 1 litre of distilled water. Add 10ml of glycerol and boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool the medium to approximately 50°C and pour into sterile Petri dishes.
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.