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acumedia<sup>®</sup> Brain-Heart Infusion Agar

acumedia® Brain-Heart Infusion Agar

• Intended Use: Brain-Heart Infusion Agar is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious organisms.
• Product Summary: Rosenow prepared a rich medium for culturing streptococci by combining dextrose broth and brain tissue.

1 Hayden modified the original formula while working with dental pathogens. The current formula is a modification of Rosenow and Hayden, using dehydrated infusions of pork brain and pork heart tissue.

Brain-Heart Infusion Agar can be supplemented with antibiotics, varying amounts of sodium chloride, yeast extract and serum to provide a rich medium for bacteria, yeast, and pathogenic fungi. Brain-Heart Infusion Agar (BHI Agar), is specified in many references for food and water testing. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater recommends Brain-Heart Infusion media in tests for the verification of fecal streptococci

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Catalog Item Availability Mfr. Part # List Price Unit
741-60110 Brain Heart Infusion Agar, 500 g - 500 g

NCM0080A $147.95 EA
741-60110-5KG Brain Heart Infusion Agar, 5 kg - 5 kg

NCM0080B $1342.70 EA
741-60110 Brain Heart Infusion Agar, 10 kg - 10 kg

NCM0080C $2709.70 EA

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• Intended Use: Brain-Heart Infusion Agar is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious organisms.
• Product Summary: Rosenow prepared a rich medium for culturing streptococci by combining dextrose broth and brain tissue.

1 Hayden modified the original formula while working with dental pathogens. The current formula is a modification of Rosenow and Hayden, using dehydrated infusions of pork brain and pork heart tissue.

Brain-Heart Infusion Agar can be supplemented with antibiotics, varying amounts of sodium chloride, yeast extract and serum to provide a rich medium for bacteria, yeast, and pathogenic fungi. Brain-Heart Infusion Agar (BHI Agar), is specified in many references for food and water testing. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater recommends Brain-Heart Infusion media in tests for the verification of fecal streptococci

Image(s) are representative of the product group and not necessarily the individual product.

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