BD Bacitracin Taxo A Discs For differentiating Group A Streptococci, 50/TB, 10 TB/BX
Bacitracin discs are used in the presumptive identification of beta-hemolytic Group A Streptococcus. Features:* A disk for beta-hemolytic streptococcus* Group A Streptococcus is sensitive to small amounts of Bacitracin while beta Strep of other serological groups are resistant. * Group A Streptococcus is differentiated from other groups of beta-hemolytic Strep by the formation of a zone of inhibition around a disc impregnated with 0.04 units of Bacitracin. * Organisms used for testing must be isolated and not contain mixed flora. * The Taxo discs are not to be used directly with clinical specimens. Storage:* Store at 2°-8°C when not in use. * DO NOT FREEZE. * The expiration date is shown on the reagent vial. * DO NOT use beyond the expiration date. * Bring discs to room temperature before use. * Return unused discs to the refrigerator as soon as possible.
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