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BD™ Bacto™ Brain Heart Infusion


Used in the cultivation of fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms. BD™ Bacto™ Brain Heart Infusion is a general-purpose medium used to cultivate aerobic and anaerobic bacteria from a variety of clinical and nonclinical materials.

Manufacturer: bd™  B237200

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Catalog No. DF0037-07-0

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

For Use With (Application) Cultivation of fastidious and non-fastidious microorganisms, including aerobic and anaerobic bateria, yeasts and molds
Quantity 2kg
Format Dehydrated (free-flowing, homogenous)
Formulation Calf brain (infusion from 200g) 7.7g/L, Beef heart (infusion from 250g) 9.8g/L, Proteose Peptone 10g/L, Dextrose 2g/L, Sodium Chloride 5g/L, Disodium Phosphate 2.5g/L
Color Light tan
Storage Requirements 2-25°C
Packaging Pail
Certifications/Compliance AOAC, BAM, CCAM, CLSI, CMPH2, COMPF, EPA, ISO, MCM9, SMD, SMWW, USDA
Product Type Brain heart infusion
Media Type Brain Heart Infusion
Shelf Life 1825 Days

BHI broth is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms, including bacteria (streptococci, pneumococci and meningococci), yeasts and molds. It serves as a base for supplemented media containing 0.1% agar, Fildes enrichment or 6.5% sodium chloride.

  • To use dehydrated product: suspend 37g in 1L of purified water
  • Displays a good cultural response to Neisseria meningitides 13090, Streptococcus pneumonia 6305 and Streptococcus pyogenes 19615
  • pH (3.7% solution, 25°C): 7.4 ± 0.2

Certifications

AOAC, BAM, CCAM, CLSI, CMPH2, COMPF, EPA, ISO, MCM9, SMD, SMWW, USDA

Accessories

1825 Days