MacConkey Agar No. 3 (+ Salt and Crystal Violet), 90mm Plate

A selective medium allowing differentiation between lactose and non lactose fermenters


Container 90mm Plate
Pack Size 10
Shelf Life 12 weeks
Storage Temp 2-8oC
Appearance Transparent, pale red gel
Recommended Incubation 37oC
pH 7.1 +/-0.2
Fill Volume 18ml

Quality Control

Organisms Ref. No Result
Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 NCIB 8545 >50% growth compared to control plate, pink colonies
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853 NCTC 12934 >50% growth compared to control plate
Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028 NCTC 12023 >50% growth compared to control plate
Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 19433 NCTC 775 Total inhibition of >1000cfu inoculum
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538 NCTC 10788 Total inhibition of >1000cfu inoculum


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