Technical Data
Media
Casman Medium Base (Powder)
C2086
Microbiological Grade
Storage RT    Shipping RT
Components (g/L)
Enzymatic Digest of Casein5
Enzymatic Digest of Animal Tissue5
Yeast Enriched Peptone10
Beef Extract3
Niacinamide0.05
p-Aminobenzoic Acid0.05
Dextrose0.5
Corn Starch1
Sodium Chloride5
Agar13.5
Total: 43g/L
When supplemented with blood will support growth of many fastidious bacteria including Gardnerella vaginalis.

Appearance:
Beige, homogeneous, free flowing powder

Solubility:
Light amber to medium amber, trace to slight haze

Storage and Stability:
Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4C and used within a short period of time.


Directions: Dissolve 43g in 1L of ddH2O. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium. Autoclave at 121C for 15 minutes. After cooling medium to 50C, aseptically add 5% sterile blood and 0.15% sterile water-lysed blood solution (one part blood to three parts water).

Storage and Stability: Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4C and used within a short period of time.

Solubility (Blood): Red, opaque

pH: 7.30.2

Cultural Response: Haemophilus influenza ATCC 3056 Neisseria gonorrhoeae ATCC 43070 Neisseria meningitidis ATCC 13090 Streptococcus pneumoniae ATCC 6305 Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC 19615


Important Note: This 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.