Recommended for the microbiological assay of folic acid using Streptococcus faecium as the test organism.
We offer two media types: the superior granulated GranuCult® and the cost-efficient powdered NutriSelect® culture media, depending on your needs. The designations basic, plus, or prime are added to indicate the quality control level, from basic quality control to standard QC plus to prime for full regulatory compliance.
Suspend 7.5 g of Folic Acid Assay Medium in 100 ml of distilled water. Boil to dissolve the medium completely. Mix well to distribute the slight precipitate evenly. For assay, dispense 5 ml of medium per assay tube, and add 5 ml of distilled water to each tube. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs. pressure (121°C) for 10 minutes. Cool immediately.