ANDRADE'S BROTH WITH CARBOHYDRATES

Technical Data #2721a / 2013.07.01

Andrade's Broths are liquid medium, supplemented with carbohydrates, used to determine the carbohydrate fermentation of Enterobacteriaceae. A positive carbohydrate fermentation turns medium from pale light straw to pink.

 


 

FORMULA
in grams per liter purified filtered water

Gelatin Peptone

10,0

Beef Extract

3,0

Sodium Chloride

5,0

Andrade's Indicator

10 ml

Specific Carbohydrate

10,0 g

pH 7,4 +/- 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 2-8º C protected from direct light.


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 (evaporation or discoloration).


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

  1. Inoculate tubes with a 1-2 similar colonies from an overnight growth.
  2. Incubate at 35º C for 24 hours with the caps loosened.


QUALITY CONTROL

Results after 24 hrs at 35ºC

Carbohydrates

Escherichia
coli

ATCC 25922

Edwardsiella
tarda

ATCC 15947

Klebsiella
pneumoniae

ATCC 10031

Proteus
mirabilis

ATCC 12453

Salmonella
enteritidis

ATCC 13076

CONTROL

-

-

 

 

 

ADONITOL

 

-

+

 

 

ARABINOSE

+

-

 

 

 

DULCITOL

 

-

 

 

+

DEXTROSE

+

 

 

 

 

INOSITOL

 

-

+

 

 

LACTOSE

+

-

 

 

 

MALTOSE

 

 

+

-

 

MANNITOL

+

-

 

 

 

RAFFINOSE

 

-

+

 

 

RHAMNOSE

 

-

+

 

 

SALICIN

 

-

+

 

 

SORBITOL

 

-

+

 

 

SUCROSE

 

-

+

 

 

XYLOSE

+

-

 

 

 


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


REFERENCES

  1. Finegold, S.M., E.J. Baron 1986 Bailey and Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology 7th ed. C.V. Mosby, St. Louis
  2. 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.
  3. Mac Faddin, Jean F., Media for Isolation-Cultivation-Identification-Maintenance of Medical Bacteria Vol.1 1985 Baltimore, MD. Williams & Wilkins.


CATALOGUE NUMBERS

Prepared media    
Tubes 13x100 mm, 5 ml, 10/pkg    
  Control 2721
  Adonitol 2703
  Arabinose 2704
  Dulcitol 2705
  Dextrose 2706
  Inositol 2707
  Lactose 2709
  Maltose 2710
  Mannitol 2711
  Raffinose 2713
  Rhamnose 2714
  Salicin 2716
  Sorbitol 2718
  Sucrose 2719
  Xylose 2720

 


 

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