Baird-Parker Agar, Contact Plate

A selective diagnostic medium for the isolation and presumptive identification of Staphylococcus aureus in a contact plate to permit direct environmental sampling

Specifications

Container 55mm Plate
Pack Size 10
Shelf Life 10 weeks
Storage Temp 2-8oC
Appearance Opaque, pale yellow coloured gel
Recommended Incubation 35 - 37oC
pH 6.8 +/-0.3

Quality Control

Organisms Ref. No Result
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538 NCTC 10788 >50% recovery, compared with control Black / grey colonies with clear halo
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923 >50% recovery, compared with control Black / grey colonies with clear halo
Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 NCIB 8545 Total Inhibition
Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 12228 Black/grey colonies without clear halo

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