for biovine Mycobacterium tuberculosis diagnostics
Löwenstein-Jensen medium including sodium pyruvate, used for culture and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in medical and veterinary laboratories. Medium is provided as a green-coloured slant. Obtained from egg yolk mass combined with aqueous salt solution and sodium pyruvate as well as aqueous malachite green solution acting as bacteriostatic agent for other microorganisms. Medium is produced in hermetic test tubes, which prevents drying and provides constant growth conditions during examination.
Control tests: sterility, accelerated growth, fertility
Storage: 2°C – 8°C.
Packaging: 5 ml slant test tube
Use-by period: 6 months