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Blood Heart Infusion (BHI) Agar with Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol and Cycloheximide

Catalog number: R01142
Thermo Scientific™

Blood Heart Infusion (BHI) Agar with Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol and Cycloheximide

Catalog number: R01142

Cultivate a wide variety of microorganisms including bacteria, yeasts, and molds with the nutritious base medium Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Blood Heart Infusion (BHI) Agar with Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol and Cycloheximide1. Isolate fastidious fungi and grow Actinomyces2 using BHI Agar with 5-10% sheep blood. Pathogenic fungi and Nocardia asteroides can be isolated using optimal concentrations of chloramphenicol3. Cycloheximide inhibits certain Aspergillus spp. and zygomycetes.

 
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R01142
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Monoplate Deep Pour
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DescriptionBHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide
FormatMonoplate Deep Pour
Product TypeAgar
TypeAgar
Quantity10/Pk.
Unit SizeEach
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20mm x 113mm Tube
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Format20mm x 113mm Tube
TypeAgar
DescriptionBHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide
Product TypeAgar
Quantity20/Pk.
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DescriptionBHI Agar w/Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol, Cycloheximide
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Use BHI Agar with Sheep Blood, Chloramphenicol and Cycloheximide1 for the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms, including pathogenic fungi.

  • Highly Nutritious: medium recommended for the enrichment of fastidious organisms.
  • Ready-to-use: the convenience of prepared media.
  • Selective: antibiotics allows the selective growth of organisms (Chloramphenicol is a broad spectru antibiotic which inhibits broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms while cycloheximide inhibits rapidly growing saprophytic fungi that may overgrow slower growing pathogens).
  • Conforms to CLSI standards4.

BHI Agar w/Sheep Blood contains brain heart infusion, peptone, and dextrose, which provide nitrogen, carbon, sulfur, vitamins and a carbohydrate source. Sheep blood provides essential growth factors for fastidious fungi. Yeast extracts are incorporated in the medium to serve as a growth stimulant.

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