Product number: 7420
MRSA Agar Base is used with added oxacillin (6 mg/L) in the preparation of MRSA Agar. MRSA Agar is used as a screening medium for the determination of methicillin resistance and oxacillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in a laboratory setting. MRSA Agar Base is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.
|Beef Extract||2 g|
|Acid Hydrolysate of Casein||17.5 g|
|Sodium Chloride||40 g|
Final pH: 7.3 ± 0.1 at 25°C
Formula may be adjusted and/or supplemented as required to meet performance specifications.
Oxacillin, 6 mg/10 mL
- Suspend 78 g of the medium in one liter of purified water.
- Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
- Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes.
- After cooling to 45 – 50°C aseptically add 10 mL of a filter sterilized solution of oxacillin (6 mg/10 mL purified water).
|Product #||Product Description|
|7420A||MRSA Agar Base, 500 g|