BAM Media M173: Veal Infusion Agar and Broth

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Veal Infusion Agar and Broth

Veal, infusion from 500 g
Proteose peptone No. 3 10 g
NaCl 5 g
Agar 15 g
Distilled water 1 liter

Heat with agitation to dissolve agar. Dispense 7 ml portions into 16 × 150 mm tubes. Autoclave 15 min at 121°C. Incline tubes to obtain 6 cm slant. Final pH, 7.3 ± 0.2.

Veal infusion broth

Prepare as above, but omit the 15 g agar. Autoclave 15 min at 121°C. Final pH, 7.4 ± 0.2.

Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.

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