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BD BBL™ Prepared Plated Chromogenic Media: Modified mTEC Agar

Culture media tests water for the presence of E.coli with membrane filtration method

Manufacturer: bd  B215046

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Catalog No. B15046


Description & Specifications


Certifications/Compliance US, EPA
For Use With (Application) The chromogenic detection and enumeration of thermotolerant Escherichia coli in Water by the membrane filtration technique
Format Liquid
Manufacturing Origin United States
Media Format No. 3 Proteose Peptone 5g/L, Yeast extract 3g/L, Lactose 10g/L, Sodium Chloride 7.5g/L, Dipotassium Phosphate 3.3g/L, Monopotassium Phosphate 1g/L, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate 0.2g/L, Sodium Desoxycholate 0.1g/L, 5-Bromo-6-chloro-3-indolyl-beta-D-glucuronide 0.5g/L, Agar 15g/L
Media Type Modified m TEC Agar
Packaging Plate
Quantity 100/Pk.
Shelf Life 84 Days

Detects degree of water quality deterioration in drinking distribution system enumerates, and monitors the progress in remediation. Provides precise and quantifiable results; also less time consuming and costly than other techniques.

  • Any colonies present will exhibit red or magenta color within 24 hours of the test
  • Conforms to EPA Method 1603