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BD Difco™ Chromogenic Dehydrated Media: m-EI Agar Base

Culture media tests water for the presence of Enterococci by membrane filtration method

Manufacturer: bd  214885

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Catalog No. B14885

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Description & Specifications


Certifications/Compliance US, EPA
Color Light Beige
For Use With (Application) The chromogenic detection and enumeration of Enterococci in Water by the single-step membrane filtration technique
Format Solid
Manufacturing Origin United States
Media Format Peptone 10g/L, Sodium Chloride 15g/L, Esculin 1g/L, Cycloheximide 0.05g/L, Sodium Azide 0.15g/L, Yeast extract 30g/L, Indoxyl-beta-D-glucoside 0.75g/L, Agar 15g/L
Media Type m EI Agar
Packaging Bottle
Quantity 100g
Shelf Life 730 Days
Storage Requirements 5-25°C

  • Any colonies present will exhibit blue halo within 24 hours of the test
  • Conforms to EPA Method 1600