Technical Data
Elliker Broth (Powder)
Microbiological Grade
Storage RT/4C    Shipping RT
Formulation Per Liter:
Ascorbic Acid0.5
Pancreatic Digest of Casein20
Sodium Acetate1.5
Sodium Chloride4
Yeast Extract5
Recovery of Lactobacilli and Streptococci from dairy products.

Lactobacillus casei 7469 102-103 Good
Lactobacillus delbrueckii
subsp. lactis 8000 102-103 Good
Lactobacillus sp. 11506 102-103 Fair
Streptococcus cremoris 9596 102-103 Good

Directions per Liter: Dissolve 48.5 grams in 800-900ml of ddH2O stirring gently with heating until completely solubilized. Adjust pH of the medium to the desired level. Add additional water to bring the solution to1L. If required, add sodium bicarbonate. Dispense into appropriate containers, loosen caps and autoclave for 15 minutes at 121C (15psi).

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 refrigerated and used within a short period of time.

Appearance: Off-white to tan, homogeneous, free flowing powder

Solubility: Yellow to Amber, clear, complete

pH: As Reported

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.

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