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acumedia<sup>®</sup> Tryptic Soy Agar

acumedia® Tryptic Soy Agar

• Intended Use: Tryptic Soy Agar is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. Tryptic Soy Agar conforms to Harmonized USP/EP/JP Requirements.
• Dehydrated Appearance: Powder is homogeneous, free flowing and light beige.
• Prepared Appearance: Prepared medium without enrichment is trace to slight hazy and yellow beige in color. Prepared medium with 5% sheep blood is red and opaque.

Product Summary and Explanation
Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA), a general purpose medium, is commonly referred to as Soybean-Casein Digest Agar USP 23. TSA is a nutritious base, and a variety of supplements can be added to enhance this medium. The addition of 5% sterile, defibrinated sheep, horse, or rabbit blood provides an excellent non-selective medium, used to determine hemolytic reactions of bacteria. TSA supplemented with lecithin and Tween 80® is widely used in environmental monitoring.

TSA is recommended in multiple water & wastewater applications, and numerous standard methods for food testing. This medium also conforms to Harmonized United States Pharmacopoeia (USP), European Pharmacopoeia (EU), and Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP). Clinically, TSA is used in the differentiation of Haemophilus species (the X and V factors are omitted from this medium), and widely used for blood cultures. TSA is commonly used as a maintenance medium for culture collections, and testing bacterial contaminants in cosmetics.

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Catalog Item Availability Mfr. Part # List Price Unit
741-60656 Tryptic Soy Agar (Soybean-Casein Digest Agar), 500 g - 500 g

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NCM0002A $72.70 EA
741-60656-5KG Tryptic Soy Agar (Soybean-Casein Digest Agar), 5 kg - 5 kg

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NCM0002B $647.25 EA
741-60656 Tryptic Soy Agar (Soybean-Casein Digest Agar), 10 kg - 10 kg

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NCM0002C $1310.70 EA

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• Intended Use: Tryptic Soy Agar is used for the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. Tryptic Soy Agar conforms to Harmonized USP/EP/JP Requirements.
• Dehydrated Appearance: Powder is homogeneous, free flowing and light beige.
• Prepared Appearance: Prepared medium without enrichment is trace to slight hazy and yellow beige in color. Prepared medium with 5% sheep blood is red and opaque.

Product Summary and Explanation
Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA), a general purpose medium, is commonly referred to as Soybean-Casein Digest Agar USP 23. TSA is a nutritious base, and a variety of supplements can be added to enhance this medium. The addition of 5% sterile, defibrinated sheep, horse, or rabbit blood provides an excellent non-selective medium, used to determine hemolytic reactions of bacteria. TSA supplemented with lecithin and Tween 80® is widely used in environmental monitoring.

TSA is recommended in multiple water & wastewater applications, and numerous standard methods for food testing. This medium also conforms to Harmonized United States Pharmacopoeia (USP), European Pharmacopoeia (EU), and Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP). Clinically, TSA is used in the differentiation of Haemophilus species (the X and V factors are omitted from this medium), and widely used for blood cultures. TSA is commonly used as a maintenance medium for culture collections, and testing bacterial contaminants in cosmetics.

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