Difco™ Antimicrobic Vial P Polymyxin B, BD Diagnostics

Supplier: BD
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90002-620CS 166.77 USD
CA90002-620 90002-620
Difco™ Antimicrobic Vial P Polymyxin B, BD Diagnostics
Media for Microbiology Prepared Media for Microbiology
Antimicrobic Vial P Polymyxin B is added to media to improve their selectivity in isolating microorganisms.

  • Primarily used for resistant gram-negative infections
  • Bactericidal for gram-negative; no impact on gram-positive microbes

Polymyxin B is composed of a number of related compounds. It has a bactericidal action against almost all gram-negative bacilli except the Proteus and Neisseria genera. Polymyxins bind to the cell membrane and alter its structure, making it more permeable. The resulting water uptake leads to cell death.
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