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Azide Dextrose Broth (Powder)


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Selective broth medium used for cultivating streptococci in water, sewage and milk. Azide Dextrose Broth is recommended for the isolation of fecal streptococci. Sodium Azide is used to inhibit Gram negative microorganisms, by inhibiting cytochrome oxidase, while allowing the growth of Gram positive microorganisms, particularly Streptococcus sp.
Catalog #A5001
Microbiological Analysis
Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC 19433)Growth
Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922)Inhibited
AppearanceLight beige, homogeneous and free flowing
SolubilityLight to medium amber and clear.
pH7.2 ± 0.2
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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