Legionella GVPC Agar 90mm Plates - Pack of 10

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8068
MPN:
8068
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Description

GVPC (Glycine Vancomycin Polymyxin Cycloheximide) agar is the medium used for the isolation and numerical estimation of Legionella in water samples. It is recommended by and conforms to the formulation and performance requirements of ISO 11731:2017.

 GPVC is identical to Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract agar with the exception of the addition of four selective compounds. 

Key features and benefits

  • Conforms to formulation and performance required by ISO 11731:2017
  • Yeast extract provides sources of nitrogen carbon and vitamins
  • Contains activated charcoal to neutralise toxic by-products
  • ACES & potassium hydroxide buffer media to optimum pH
  • Contains the essential growth factors L-Cysteine and Iron (III) pyrophosphate
  • α-Ketoglutarate for growth stimulation
  • Glycine and x 3 antibiotics for effective selectivity against non-target organisms

Notes: 

  • Store according to label requirements. Keep closed
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Additional Information

Size:
90mm
Bacteria/Pathogen:
Legionella
Pack Size:
10
Storage Temperature:
2-8°C
Incubation Temperature:
37°C
pH:
6.9 +/-0.2
Fill Volume:
20ml
Expiry:
26 weeks from date of manufacture
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