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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™  B237400

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Catalog No. DF0037-15-0

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Format Dehydrated (free-flowing, homogenous)
For Use With (Application) Cultivation of fastidious and non-fastidious microorganisms, including aerobic and anaerobic bateria, yeasts and molds
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
Product Type Brain heart infusion
Quantity 100g
Packaging Bottle
Certifications/Compliance AOAC, BAM, CCAM, CLSI, CMPH2, COMPF, EPA, ISO, MCM9, SMD, SMWW, USDA
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