|STAPHYLOCOCCUS MEDIUM NO 110 500g
Staphylococcus Medium No 110 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Oxoid Staphylococcus Medium No.110 is a selective medium is used for isolation and differentiation of pathogenic Staphylococci.
Staphylococcus Medium No.110, Oxoid Composition
|Dipotassium hydrogen phosphate
|pH 7.1 ± 0.2
Staphylococcus Medium No.110, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 150g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Disperse the precipitate by gentle agitation before pouring.
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.
Enterococcus faecalis may grow on this medium as tiny colonies with slight mannitol fermentation.
The high salt content in Staphylococcus Medium No.110 may interfere with the coagulase reaction. Always sub-culture to a non-inhibitory medium before testing.