029999P1 Xylose Lysine Desoxycholate Agar




For selective isolation of Gram-negative bacteria, especially for Shigella and Salmonella.

Yeast extract powder provide nitrogen, vitamins, growth factors; sodium chloride to maintain osmotic equilibrium ferric ammonium citrate of iron salts to produce a black iron sulfide; agar as medium coagulant; phenol red as pH indicator.

Formulation(per liter):
Xylose 3.50g
L-Lysine 5.00g
Lactose 7.50g
Sucrose 7.50 g
Sodium Chloride 5.00 g
Yeast Extract 3.00g
Sodium Desoxycholate 2.50g
Sodium Thiosulphate 6.80g
Fe-Ammonium Citrate 0.80g
Phenol Red 0.08g
Agar 13.50
Final PH 7.4±0.2    

How to use:
1.Suspend 55.2g in 1Lof distilled or deionized water. Heat with frequent agitation and boil to completely dissolve the powder. Do not autoclave ,cool to 50℃ and pour into sterile petri dishes.
2.Dilluted and treated samples.

Quality control:
Quality control strains were inoculated ,and cultured at 36 ± 1 ℃ for 24h ,results show as follows:
strain name              strain code            growth           feature
Arizona bacteria       CMCC (B) 47001          good            black colonies
Salmonella typhimurium CMCC (B) 50115          good            black colonies
Streptococcus faecalis    CMCC32223            prohibited         —        

Storage: Store in a dark, cool and dry place, tighten the cap immediately after use. Storage period of three years.

Specifications: 250g/bottle

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