Pepto mainly designed for accumulation of Vibrio cholerae.
Is a fine powder of light yellow hygroscopic.
Peptone dry enzyme, sodium chloride, potassium nitrate, sodium carbonate, sodium metabisulfite.
Drug in an amount necessary for the preparation of a series of specific nutrient medium in a stirred 1 liter of distilled water, brought to a boil, boiled for 3 minutes, filtered through cotton-gauze filter previously soaked and squeezed, and then diluted 10 times with distilled water, adjusted thereby the main peptone solution to 1% concentration based on peptone, poured into 100 ml bottles with 250 ml and sterilized by autoclaving at 121 ° C for 30 min.
Ready nutrient medium transparent yellow.
Prepared medium can be stored for 14 days in a dark place at a temperature of 2-8 ° C.