|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0793B||Tergitol-7 Agar (Modified) 500g||–||500g|
Tergitol-7 Agar (Modified) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Oxoid Tergitol 7 Agar is used for the enumeration and identification of coliforms.
Tergitol 7 Agar, Oxoid Composition
|pH 7.2 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
TTC Solution (SR0148) is supplied as 2ml of filtered 0.125% aqueous solution of tri-phenyltetrazolium chloride (TTC).
Tergitol 7 Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 54.15g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Dispense in 100ml volumes and sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and add the contents of 1 vial of SR0148. Mix well 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 medium at 2-8°C.
Tergitol-7 Agar is designed for early detection of Escherichia coli i.e. 6-10 hours incubation.
Incubation at 44°C has been recommended.