BACGro MacConkey Broth / 5kg

BACGroTM MacConkey Broth, when prepared as directed, is used as a selective media for the growth of coliform bacteria. It is not intended for use in diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease in humans. BACGroTM MacConkey Broth conforms to harmonized USP/EP/JP requirements.

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The formulation of BACGroTM MacConkey Broth includes peptone for nutrient sources. Bile salts act as a selective agent to inhibit most gram-positive organisms. Bromocresol purple serves as a pH indicator. Coliforms will produce gas and acid when grown in MacConkey Broth, due to the fermentation of lactose. MacConkey Broth conforms to the Harmonized United States Pharmacopeia (USP), European Pharmacopeia (EP) and Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP) Standards.

Kit Specifications
Formulation (per Liter)

Gelatin Peptone 20.0 g

Lactose 10.0 g

Bile Salts 5.0 g

Bromocresol Purple 0.01 g

Total 35.01 g/L

2-30 °C
Coliform & E.Coli, Salmonella
Product Attachments
  • Instruction for Use - MacConkey Broth

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