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• Intended Use: Tetrathionate Broth Base is used with iodine for the recovery of Salmonella spp.
• Product Summary and Explanation: Tetrathionate Broth Base is used as a selective enrichment for the cultivation of Salmonella
spp. that may be present in small numbers and compete with intestinal flora. Salmonella organisms may also be injured in food-
processing procedures, which include exposure to low temperatures, sub-marginal heat, drying, radiation, preservative, and
sanitizers. Salmonella spp. cause many types of infections, from mild self-limiting gastroenteritis to life-threatening typhoid fever.
Tetrathionate Broth Base, abbreviated as TT Broth Base, is specified in standard methods for Salmonella testing. The FDA,
Bacteriological Analytical Manual incorporate Tetrathionate Broth Base as a pre-enrichment medium for detecting Salmonella in
food materials. Tetrathionate Broth Base is used in processing fecal cultures for bacteria.
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