|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM1012B||Water Plate Count Agar (ISO) 500g||–||500g|
Water Plate Count Agar (ISO) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Numerate all culturable microorganisms from water using colony count technique with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Water Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated). This nutritious, non-selective medium conforms to ISO 6222: 1999 (E) Water quality ― Enumeration of culturable microorganisms ― Colony count by inoculation in a nutrient agar culture medium1.
Water Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated), Oxoid Composition
|pH 7.2 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Water Plate Count Agar (Dehydrated), Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 24g of Water Plate Count Agar (ISO) in 1 litre of distilled water and bring gently to the boil to dissolve. If desired, distribute volumes of 15ml to 20ml in tubes, bottles or other containers. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. After sterilisation, allow to cool and maintain at 45 ± 1°C using a water bath.
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 medium at 2-8°C.