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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.

Applications:

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:
Appearance Light yellow to brownish yellow powder, odour characteristic.
Solubility  Completely soluble in water
Clarity (1% aq solution) Clear solution
Reaction (pH of 2% solution) 5.5 - 7.0
Total Nitrogen  NLT 12.5%
Protein NLT 75%
Sulphated Ash  NMT 12%
Amino Nitrogen  NLT 3.5 %
Loss on drying NMT 5.0%
Total bacterial count NMT 5000cfu/g
Total Yeast and mould count (cfu/gm) NMT 100 cfu/g
Pathogens (E.coli, Salmonella & Shigella)  Absent
 
Storage conditions : Store below 30°C Shelf Life:  24 months Pack sizes: 25 kg