Product number: NCM0046

Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is used for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and some strains of Shigella spp. Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is a modification of the Desoxycholate Citrate Agar described by Leifson. Salmonella Shigella Agar is superior to a number of other media for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp. Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar is recommended for testing food samples for the presence of Salmonella spp. and some Shigella spp.

 

Formula Liter
Beef Extract 5.0 g/L
Enzymatic Digest of Casein 2.5 g/L
Enzymatic Digest of Animal Tissue 2.5 g/L
Lactose 10.0 g/L
Bile Salts 8.5 g/L
Sodium Citrate 8.5 g/L
Sodium Thiosulfate 8.5 g/L
Ferric Citrate 1.0 g/L
Brilliant Green 0.00033 g/L
Neutral Red 0.025 g/L
Agar 13.5 g/L

Final pH: 7.0 ± 0.2 at 25°C
Formula may be adjusted and/or supplemented as required to meet performance specifications.

Preparation

  1. Suspend 60 g of the medium in one liter of purified water.
  2. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
  3. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE
  4. Cool to 45-50°C.

Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7152 Salmonella shigella Agar; and LabM Product: LAB052 SS Agar (Salmonella Shigella Agar)

Order Details

Product # Product Description
NCM0046A Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, 500 g
NCM0046B Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, 5 kg
NCM0046C Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, 10 kg
NCM0046D Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, 25 kg (European only size)
NCM0046E Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, 50 kg (US only size)

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Reference Material

7152 - Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, Safety Data Sheet [Danish] [Dutch] [English] [EU English] [Finnish] [French] [German] [Italian] [Spanish, Mexico] [Swedish]
NCM0046 - Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, Technical Specifications Sheet [English]
NCM2019 - Salmonella Shigella (SS) Agar, Safety Data Sheet [Danish] [Dutch] [English] [EU English] [Finnish] [French] [German] [Hungarian] [Italian] [Spanish, Mexico] [Swedish]

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