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Box - Ox Bile Broth, 1957 Reg. No: HT 3471
- Box of Ox Bile Broth, contains seven 5c.c. bottles. c.1957. Used for bacterial culture. In the MacConkey Agar Plate, bile salts are used to limit growth to enteric bacteria that grow in the human intestine, where bile salts exist. Most other bacteria cannot survive in the presence of these salts. This test can be used to find some disease-causing bacteria that infect the digestive system such as Salmonella and Shigella.
Produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Yellow oblong cardboard box, containing 7 glass bottles, each containing dark coloured liquid.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||10.30 cm (Height), 10.60 cm (Width), 13.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||bacteriology, laboratory apparatus equipment, tissue culture equipment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||tools & equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Text on box: MEDIA/OX BILE BROTH/For Laboratory Use Only/(Not subject to return or/exchange.)/ Batch No. 001/ c'wealth Serum Laboratories/ 5c.c. Melbourne, Australia|
|Maker:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957|