A general purpose fluid medium for the cultivation of micro-organisms not exacting in their nutritional requirements. Blood, serum, sugars, etc., may be added as required for special purposes.
|pH 7.4 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Lab-Lemco beef extract is combined with peptone and sodium chloride to form the basic bouillon described by Loeffler and other early bacteriologists. Yeast extract is added to provide vitamins and minerals to help speed the growth of most organisms.
Nutrient Broth can be enriched with other ingredients such as carbohydrates, blood etc., for special purposes. See also Nutrient Broth No.2 CM0067.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and use before the expiry date on the label.
Store the prepared medium below 25°C.