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Heart Infusion Broth (Powder)


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General purpose nutritive medium.
Catalog #H1829-05
Heart Infusion Broth medium is prepared from an infusion of beef heart. The first media used for the cultivation of bacteria was prepared from meat infusions. Huntoon showed that pathogenic microorganisms could be grown from infusion agar without enrichments.
Storage and StabilityStore powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4°C and used within a short period of time.
Microbiological Analysis
Escherichia coli ATCC 25922Growth
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923Growth
Streptococcus pneumonia ATCC 6305Growth
Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615Growth
Light beige, homogeneous, free flowing powder.
Light to medium amber, clear, complete.
pH (2.5%)
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.
Alternate namesBeef Heart Infusion, Pancreatic Digest of Casein, Peptic Digest of Animal Tissue, Sodium Chloride, Yeast Extract

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