SALMONELLA SHIGELLA BROTH is a selective and differential medium used in sanitary bacteriology to enrichment Salmonella and Shigella from feces, urine, and fresh and canned foods. Beef extract and Peptone mixture provide nitrogen, vitamins, minerals and amino acids essential for growth. Lactose is the fermentable carbohydrate providing carbon and energy. Bile Salts Mixture, Sodium citrate and Brilliant green inhibit Gram-positive bacteria, most coliform bacteria and swarming Proteus spp., while allowing Salmonella spp to grow. Neutral red is the pH indicator. Sodium thiosulfate and Ferric citrate allow the detection of the H2S producing bacteria.
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