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BAM Media M9: Alkaline Peptone Salt Broth (APS)

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Alkaline Peptone Salt Broth (APS)

Peptone10 g
NaCl30 g
Distilled water1 liter


Dissolve ingredients. Adjust pH so that value after sterilization is 8.5 ± 0.2. Dispense 10 ml into tubes. Autoclave 10 min at 121°C.


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