TCBS Agar – Hardy Diagnostics
Welcome to the world of TCBS Agar, a high-quality dehydrated culture media provided by Hardy Diagnostics. This 500gm wide-mouth bottle is designed to meet the needs of laboratories seeking reliable and efficient solutions for their microbiological testing.
1. Superior Quality
TCBS Agar from Hardy Diagnostics is manufactured using the highest industry standards. Each batch undergoes rigorous quality control procedures to ensure consistent performance and reliable results.
2. Versatile Application
With its wide range of applications, TCBS Agar is suitable for various microbiological tests. It is commonly used for the selective isolation and differentiation of Vibrio cholerae and other enteropathogenic Vibrio species.
3. Easy Preparation
Preparing TCBS Agar is a breeze. Simply follow the instructions provided, and you’ll have a ready-to-use medium in no time. Its user-friendly nature makes it ideal for both experienced laboratory professionals and beginners.
4. Long Shelf Life
The 500gm wide-mouth bottle ensures an extended shelf life for TCBS Agar. This allows laboratories to stock up on this essential culture media without worrying about expiration dates.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is TCBS Agar used for?
TCBS Agar is primarily used for the selective isolation and differentiation of Vibrio cholerae and other enteropathogenic Vibrio species. It is commonly employed in clinical, food, and environmental laboratories.
Q: How do I prepare TCBS Agar?
To prepare TCBS Agar, simply follow the instructions provided by Hardy Diagnostics. Generally, it involves dissolving the dehydrated medium in distilled water, sterilizing the mixture, and pouring it into petri dishes or tubes for solidification.
Q: What is the shelf life of TCBS Agar?
The 500gm wide-mouth bottle ensures a long shelf life for TCBS Agar. When stored properly, it can typically be used for up to two years from the date of manufacture.
Q: Can TCBS Agar be used for other types of bacteria?
While TCBS Agar is primarily designed for the selective isolation and differentiation of Vibrio species, it may also support the growth of other bacteria. However, it is recommended to consult the product documentation or a microbiology expert for specific applications.