Remove the need for pipetting, dispensing or autoclaving with convenient, pre-filled and ready-to-use tubes and bottles of Lowenstein-Jensen Medium, a glycerated egg-potato medium which provides fatty acids and protein required for metabolsm of mycobacteria. Malachite green is added to inhibit other mycobacteria and as a pH indicator.
Thermo Scientific Lowenstein-Jensen Medium (LJ) agar slants are available in a variety of fill volumes and pack sizes.
Mycobacteria most commonly involve infections of the pulmonary system, but some species infect the lymphatic system and skin. Mycobacteria are gram-positive, nonmotile, acid-fast pleomorphic rods. They vary in colony morphology, pigmentation, and growth rates. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the most important pathogenic Mycobacterium, is slow-growing and causes highly contageous, airborne respiratory disease. Tuberculosis is responsible for an estimated 2 million deaths per year worldwide.
Not all products are available for sale in all territories. Please inquire.
Remel™ and Oxoid™ products are now part of the Thermo Scientific brand, combining powerful manual, semi-automated and fully automated test products and a comprehensive line of media and diagnostic products to offer a complete, end-to-end solution to quickly deliver the products you need and the quality results your laboratory depends on.