Recommended as a base to which blood may be added for use in the isolation and cultivation of fastidious pathogenic microorganisms like Neisseria, Streptococci etc.
Ingredients Gms / Litre
HM peptone B# 10.000
Sodium Chloride 5.000
Final pH ( at 25°C) 7.3±0.2
**Formula adjusted, standardized to suit performance parameters
# Equivalent to Beef Heart peptone
Type of specimen
Clinical material : blood and other pathological material; food samples.