|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0409B||SENSITEST AGAR 500g||–||500g|
Sensitest Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
A medium specially designed to give large, clear zones with all antibiotics, without the addition of lysed or whole blood.
Sensitest Agar, Oxoid Composition
|pH 7.4 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Sensitest Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 32g in 1 litre of distilled water and bring to the boil to dissolve the agar. 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 of agar at 2-8°C.
As with other susceptibility testing media, Sensitest Agar should be used for rapidly growing aerobic organisms only. It should not be modified by the addition of carbohydrates or incubated in a CO2 enriched atmosphere.
If the medium is used for Bell’s CDS method then the specified discs and technique must be used. Refer to the monograph cited in the References.