Salmonella Shigella Agar
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Salmonella Shigella Agar is used for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and some strains of Shigella spp.
Product Summary and Explanation
Salmonellosis continues to be an important public health problem worldwide. Infection with non-typhi Salmonella often causes a mild, self-limiting illness. Typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella typhi, is characterized by fever, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and can result in fatal respiratory, hepatic, and or neurological damage. This infection can result from the consumption of raw, undercooked, or improperlyprocessed foods contaminated with Salmonella spp.
Shigellosis, caused by Shigella spp., is an intestinal illness characterized by abdominal pain, fever, and watery diarrhea. When associated with outbreaks, shigellosis is usually transmitted through contaminated food and/or water.
Salmonella Shigella Agar is a modification of the Desoxycholate Citrate Agar described by Leifson. Salmonella Shigella Agar is superior to a number of other media for the isolation of Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp. Salmonella Shigella Agar is recommended for testing clinical specimens and food testing forthe presence of Salmonella spp. and some Shigella spp.