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TSA with 5% Sheep Blood (TSAB)

Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) with 5% Sheep Blood is an enriched growth medium utilized for the isolation of fastidious microorganisms and the determination of hemolysins such as Staphylococcus spp. and Streptococcus spp.

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Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) with 5% Sheep Blood is an enriched growth medium utilized for the isolation of fastidious microorganisms and the determination of hemolysins such as Staphylococcus spp. and Streptococcus spp.

Growth Recovery

Escherichia coli ATCC® 25922

  • Good growth; ß hemolysis

Neisseria meningitides ATCC® 13090

  • Good growth; γ hemolysis

Staphylococcus aureus ATCC® 25923

  • Good growth; ß hemolysis

Staphylococcus pneumoniae ATCC® 6305

  • Good growth; α hemolysis

Streptococcus pyogenes ATCC® 19615

  • Good growth; ß hemolysis

Storage and Handling Instructions:

Store sealed sleeves inverted at 2-8°C upon receipt. Do not heat or freeze and minimize exposure to light. Plates should be warmed to room temperature prior to use – not to exceed 30°C. Product expiry is 183 days (6 months) from the date of manufacture. Reference our Prepared Media Storage and Handling document for additional information.

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