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BAM Media M10: Alkaline Peptone Water

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Alkaline Peptone Water

Peptone10 g
NaCl10 g
Distilled waterl liter


Adjust pH so that value after sterilization is 8.5 ± 0.2. Dispense into screw-cap tubes. Autoclave 10 min at 121°C.


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