Blood agar (base)

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Description

specifications Appearance (clearness): clear to slightly opalescent
Appearance (colour): yellowish brown
pH-value (25 °C): 6.6 – 7.0
Gel strength (Gelomat assay) (Base): ≥ 50 g
Solidification behaviour (2 hrs., 40 °C): liquid
Stability test (Colour and hemolysis): passes test
Recovery on test medium (Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923 (WDCM 00034)): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 12344): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6301): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19118): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778 (WDCM 00001)): ≥ 70 %
Recovery on test medium (Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124 (WDCM 00007)): ≥ 70 %
Hemolysis (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 12344): β
Hemolysis (Streptococcus agalactiae ATCC 13813): –
Hemolysis (Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6301): α
Hemolysis (Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778 (WDCM 00001)): β
Hemolysis (Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124 (WDCM 00007)): β
Bacitracin test (Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 12344): +
Incubation: 24 hrs.; 35 °C; aerobic (Clostridium perfringens anaerobic with Anaerocult A).