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Brain Heart Infusion

BHI powder is highly nutritious and is applied in number of media for cultivation of highly fastidious microorganisms, such as in BHI Agar/Broth, SABHI Agar Base, etc. to grow Staphylococci, Streptococci, Haemophilus and Neisseria species and pathogenic fungi.


  Used for cultivation of highly fastidious microorganisms like Streptococci,Pneumococci, Meningococci, Haemophilus, Neisseria sp. and pathogenic fungi. A highly nutritious mixture of calf brain infusion and beef heart infusion A number of fastidious organisms, including some bacteria, yeasts, and other fungi, grow well on BHI. It can also be used to differentiate between enterococci and group D streptococci.

Product Quality specification:

Description Yellowish brown colourd powder..
Solubility  Completely soluble in water with clear solution.
Reaction (pH of 2% solution) 5.5 to 7.4
Total Nitrogen NLT 12.0%
Protein NLT 75.0%
Microbial Test
Total bacterial Count  Upto 6000 cfu/g
Pathogens (E.Coli, Salmonella & shigella)  Absent
Total yeast & Mould count NMT 100 cfu/gm
Storage conditions : Store below 30°C Shelf Life:  24 months Pack sizes: 25 kg

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