FILDES ENRICHMENT

Technical Data #8630a / 2013.08.31

Fildes Enrichment is a peptic digest of sheep blood, used as a growth factor, for the isolation and growth of fastidious organisms. The factors X (hemin) and V (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) included are especially required for the growth of Haemophilus influenzae.

 


 

FORMULA

Defibrinated Sheep Blood
Pepsin


PRECAUTIONS
This medium is for laboratory use only.


STORAGE
Fildes Enrichment is available in a solution form and should be kept between -20º C and +8º C in the dark.


PREPARATION
Fildes Enrichment is an heat labile solution and should be added to the sterile culture media cooled to 45-50º C, usual as a 5% final concentration.


QUALITY CONTROL
Results after 48 hrs at 35ºC 5-10% CO2

Organisms

ATCC

Growth

Neisseria meningitidis

13090

+

Haemophilus influenzae

10211

+


REFERENCES

  1. Manual of Clinical Microbiology 2nd, ed 1974.
  2. Fildes, P. 1920 A new medium for the growth of B. influenzae, Brit. J. Exp. Pathol. 1 :129-130


CATALOGUE NUMBERS

Vial 10 X 5ml 8706
Bottle 1 X 100ml 8630

 


 

 

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