Brucella broth (with antibiotic sup.) is formulated to support luxuriant growth of Streptococci, Pneumococci, Listeria, Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae. The peptic digest of animal tissue and the casein enzymic hydrolysate provide organic nitrogen to the organisms. Yeast extract serves as a source of Vitamin B complex and dextrose is the carbohydrate source. Sodium chloride maintains the osmotic Balance while sodium bisulfite enhances growth.
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