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BD BBL™ MGIT™ Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube: Reagents

Offers superior detection time in a user-friendly, fluorescent test format

Manufacturer: bd  245116

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Catalog No. B4345116

  • / Pack of 6 Each

Description & Specifications


Volume (Metric) 6 Vials
Certifications/Compliance CE
Product Type OADC Enrichment
For Use With (Application) For the detection and recovery of Mycobacteria, testing Sputum, Stool Specimens, Body Fluids And Tissue
Storage Requirements 2 to 25°C
Quantity 6 vials

  • Creates an environment suitable for rapid mycobacterial growth
  • Recommended for testing sputum, stool specimens, body fluids and tissue
  • The tube uses fluorometric technology to aid in the reading of results
  • Under UV light, a positive test emits a vivid orange fluorescent glow at the tube base and at the meniscus; a negative test shows little or no glow
  • The Mycobacteria can be removed from the tube for further testing
  • To use, supplement tube with MGIT OADC Enrichment and MGIT PANTA™ Antibiotic Mixture, inoculate with the prepared specimen and incubate
  • Tubes fit into standard procedures for decontamination and waste disposal