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BAM Media M177: Voges-Proskauer Medium (Modified)

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Voges-Proskauer Medium (Modified)

Proteose peptone7 g
NaCl5 g
Dextrose5 g
Distilled water1 liter


Dissolve ingredients in water and adjust pH if necessary. Dispense 5 ml portions into 20 x 150 mm tubes. Autoclave 10 min at 121°C. Final pH, 6.5 ± 0.2.


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