BRUCELLA BROTH

Technical Data #2600a / 2013.12.19

Brucella Broth is an liquid nonselective medium used for cultivation and isolation of nonfastidious and some fastidious microorganisms. Yeast extract is used as a source of vitamins source, dextrose provides carbon, sodium bisulfite is a reducing agent and sodium chloride maintains the osmotic equilibrium.

 


 

FORMULA
in grams per liter purified filtered water

Casein Peptone

10,0

Meat Peptone

10,0

Yeast Extract

2,0

Dextrose

1,0

Sodium Chloride

5,0

Sodium Bisulfite

0,1

pH 7,0 +/- 0,2 à 25º C

This approximate formula may be adjusted and/or enriched to obtain best results.


PRECAUTIONS
This medium is for IN VITRO diagnostic use only.


STORAGE
Store prepared media at 2-8° C protected from direct light and dehydrated powder, in a dry place, in tightly-sealed containers at 2-25° C.


SIGN OF DETERIORATION
Media should not be used if the expiry date has passed. Prepared media should not be used if there are signs of contamination or deterioration. Do not use dehydrated media if it is caked.


DIRECTIONS
Suspend 28 g of dehydrated media in 1000 ml of purified filtered water. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute. Dispense into culture tubes and sterilize at 121° C for 15 minutes.


PROCEDURE
Prior to inoculate, the prepared media should be brought to room temperature.

  1. For liquid specimens, inoculate tubes with a sterile inoculating loop as soon as possible. Insert swab specimens into the broth after the inoculation of plated media.
  2. Incubate at 35° C for up to 7 days in aerobic atmosphere supplemented or not supplemented with CO2
  3. Examine daily for growth.


QUALITY CONTROL

Results after 24 hrs at 35ºC w/CO2

Organisms

ATCC

Growth

Streptococcus pyogenes

19615

+

Streptococcus pneumoniae

6305

+

Staphylococcus aureus

25923

+

Escherichia coli

25922

+


LIMITATIONS OF METHOD
This is only a part of the identification. Others tests may be required.


REFERENCES

  1. Lennette, E.H., Ballows, A., Hausler, W.J.Jr., and Shadomy, H.J. Manual of Clinical Microbiology. 4th ed. 1985 Washington D.C.: American Society for Microbiology.
  2. Sutter, V.L., D.M. Citron, M.A.C. Edelstein, S.M. Finegold Wadsworth Anaerobic Bacteriology Manual 4th ed C.V. Mosby St. Louis
  3. Finegold and Baron. 1986 Bailey and Scottís Diagnostic Microbiology 7th, ed. The C.V. Mosby Company, St. Louis.
  4. Mac Faddin 1985 Media for Isolation-cultivation-identification and maintenance of medical bacteria. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD


CATALOGUE NUMBERS

Dehydrated media 500 g QB-39-0706
     
Prepared media    
Tubes 16x125 mm, 5 ml 10/pkg 2600

 


 

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