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FitBag™ Tryptone Soya Broth (TSB)

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Save time in preparing a highly nutritious versatile medium that supports fastidious organism growth using Thermo Scientific™ FitBag™ Tryptone Soya Broth (TSB). The irradiated medium is supplied in lightweight, transparent, plastic bags—just add water and the medium is ready for use. The bag’s segmented structure allows pre-filling so that you can reconstitute in two minutes when needed. Available in 2.7L, 4.5L or 9L sizes to suit your workflow, medium can be dispensed through the outlet tube as required. Tryptone Soya Broth conforms to formulations detailed in international pharmacopoeias.

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Description

Shorten your workflow with FitBag Tryptone Soya Broth (TSB). FitBag Enrichment Media is quick, easy-to-prepare, and highly adaptable to laboratory workflows and automated equipment, such as dilutors. No further supplementation is required.

Cost-effective:
no need for weighing of media or sterilization, reducing the burden of media preparation, which frees up resources and equipment. Unprepared FitBag Enrichment Media can be kept for up to 24 months.

Flexible:
segmented structure allows advanced preparation by filling one segment with deionized water from which FitBag Enrichment Media can be reconstituted within two minutes. Pre-sterilized water may also be added under aseptic conditions.

Easy-to-use: fill and dispense with minimum training.

Energy saving:
gamma irradiated, eliminating the need for costly thermal processing.

Safe:
eliminate handling of glassware, weighing of culture media, and the need to add supplementary reagents. Empty bags can be disposed of with normal laboratory waste.

Quality guaranteed:
compliant with ISO 11133 and ISO 7218. Quality certificates are available for every batch, reducing the QC testing needed.

Space-saving: conveniently packed in flat boxes, FitBag Enrichment Media takes up relatively little space compared to prepared media and can be made up as required.

FitBag Enrichment Media is supplied without filters. We recommend the autoclavable Thermo Scientific™ Dry-Bags™ Reusable Filter (DB0200A). For added convenience, it is recommended that bags are filled using the Thermo Scientific Peristaltic Pump (DB2000A or DB3000A) and dispensed using the Thermo Scientific Automated Diluter (DB4150A).

Due to the inclusion of both Tryptone and Soya Peptone, the medium will support growth of many fastidious organisms without the addition of serum. Trytone Soya Broth conforms to formulations detailed in various international pharmacopoeias,1, 2 including USP3 and EP4. Tryptone Soya Broth is used in food bacteriology as the basal medium to which a variety of selective agents are added for selective enrichment of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli O157.
1. British Pharmacopoeia (2004).
2. Japanese Pharmacopoeia. 15th Edition. (2006).
3. US Pharmacopoeia 30 (2008).
4. European Pharmacopoeia. 6.1 (2008).
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