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• Intended Use: Columbia Agar is used with or without blood for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety of fastidious
microorganisms. Conforms to Harmonized USP/EP/JP Requirements.
• Product Summary: Columbia Agar is a nutritiously rich general purpose medium developed by Ellner et al. from Columbia
University. This medium contains a mixture of peptones, which provides a blend of nitrogenous compounds and amino acids to
enhance growth. Columbia Agar is used for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms and as a base for the preparation of
various specialized culture media to which supplements can be added. Columbia Agar can be supplemented with 5 - 10% sheep,
rabbit, or horse blood for use in isolating, cultivating, and determining hemolytic reactions of fastidious pathogenic
microorganisms. Columbia Agar conforms to Harmonized United States Pharmacopoeia (USP), European Pharmacopoeia (EU),
and Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP).
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