Difco™ Brain Heart Infusion Agar, BD Life SciencesSupplier: BD Life Sciences
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Difco™ Brain Heart Infusion Agar, BD Life Sciences
Media for Microbiology Dehydrated Media for Microbiology
Brain Heart Infusion Agar is a general-purpose culture medium which supports the growth of a wide variety of bacterial and fungal species including many types of pathogens, such as streptococci and pneumococci.
- Brain heart infusion, peptones, and dextrose provide nutrients
- Dextrose is the carbohydrate source for fermentation
- Disodium phosphate acts as a buffering agent
Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) Agar is a general-purpose medium suitable for the cultivation of a wide variety of organism types, including bacteria, yeasts, and molds. With the addition of 10% sheep blood, it is used for the isolation and cultivation of a wide variety of fungal species, including systemic fungi, from clinical and nonclinical sources.