Test for catalase

lamb L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl
Sat Mar 6 13:59:30 EST 1999


Routine 3%
For mycobacteria I think 10%, mixed with Tween20 or Tween80.
Should I really bring my work home?
Loes

Judy/Bob Dilworth wrote:

> I have always used 3%, the kind you buy at the drug store, for routine
> bacteriology.  If you are doing quantitative catalase testing on acid fast
> organisms - which I assume you are not - but if someone else is - you would
> need a stronger peroxide.  I can't remember off the top of my head what the
> strength is for that test though.
>
> Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
> Microbiology
>
> yvesch wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >     When I make a test for Catalase what percentage of Hydrogen Peroxide
> > use???
> > 1%, 2%.... I don't know.
> >
> > Tanks a lot
> >
> > Yves Champagne  tech lab microbiology
> >
> > Montréal, Québec Canada






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