Nutrient medium Kessler

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(Nutrient medium for the detection of coliform bacteria dry)

TU 9398-031-78095326-2007

Reg. DCF number 2007/00971


The nutrient medium is used for the detection of coliform bacteria at a sanitary survey of environmental objects.

Is a fine, hygroscopic, light-sensitive powder grayish-yellow color.


Peptone dry enzyme, pancreatic hydrolyzate of fish meal, lactose, bile dry cleaned, crystal violet, sodium carbonate.


23.0 g product is stirred in 1 liter of distilled water. Boiled for 2-3 minutes, filtered through a paper filter and dispensed into 5 ml sterile tubes with the floats and sterilized by autoclaving at 112 ° C for 20 min.

Prepared medium purple.

pH 7,5 ± 0,2

Sterile medium can be used for 4 weeks at the storage conditions at a temperature
2-8C, in a dark place.