Tryptic Soy Blood Agar Base No. 2 is used with blood for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms in a laboratory setting. Tryptic Soy Blood Agar Base No. 2 is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.
Blood Agar Bases are typically supplemented with 5 – 10% sheep, rabbit, or horse blood, and used for isolating, cultivating, and determining hemolytic reactions of fastidious pathogenic microorganisms. Without enrichment, this blood agar base can be used as a general purpose medium.
Tryptic Soy Agar is based on the Soybean-Casein Digest formula specified by US Pharmacopeia. Tryptic Soy Agar is a nutritious base, and a variety of supplements, including blood, are often added to enhance this medium. Tryptic Soy Blood Agar Base No. 2 was formulated to achieve good growth and improve hemolytic reactions of important pathogenic bacteria. Blood Agar Base media are specified in standard methods for food testing.
|Enzymatic Digest of Casein, Type H||15 g|
|Enzymatic Digest of Soybean Meal||5 g|
|Sodium Chloride||5 g|
Final pH: 7.3 ± 0.2 at 25°C
Formula may be adjusted and/or supplemented as required to meet performance specifications.
|Product #||Product Description|
|7654A||Tryptic Soy Blood Agar Base No. 2, 500 g|
|7654T||Tryptic Soy Blood Agar Base No. 2, 5 kg|