Cefixime Tellurite Supplement

Cefixime Tellurite Supplement for the isolation of E. coli O157:H7 from food, environmental and clinical samples. For addition to HAL006 Harlequin® SMAC-BCIG or LAB161 Sorbitol MacConkey (SMAC) Agar.


Formula (per vial)  
Cefixime 0.025 mg
Potassium tellurite 1.25 mg


  1. Add 2 vials of X161 per liter of HAL006 or LAB161.
  2. Aseptically add reconstituted supplement to media tempered to 48-50°C.
  3. Immediately mix gently to evenly distribute the supplement.