Enrichment Broths

COPAN’s Selective Enrichment Broths in plastic tubes are specifically designed for WASP® automated specimen processors, decreasing manual handling and maximizing automation utilization to bring further efficiencies to specimen management in clinical Microbiology.

Enrichment Broths

Convenient and Ready to Use

  • Shatterproof plastic tubes ideal for use with automation
  • Convenient skirted, flat-bottomed tube stand on the benchtop reducing risk of spills
  • Easy storage of room temperature stable enrichment broths
  • Convenient and ready to use

COPAN Line of Enrichment Broths

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Selenite Broth

  • Selective enrichment broth designed for the isolation of Salmonella spp and Shigella spp in rectal and fecal samples
  • Compatible with COPAN FecalSwab® or original stool sample
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TSB Salt Broth

  • Selective enrichment broth consists of Triptic Soy Broth (TSB) with 2.5 % Sodium Chloride (NaCl) for Staphylococcus aureus
  • Intended to enrich samples for subculture on selective agar plates
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Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) Broth

  • Non Selective Enrichment medium for fastidious aerobic bacteria
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LIM Broth

  • Modified Todd Hewitt Broth intended for the isolation and preservation of Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Strep)
  • Contains antibiotics to inhibit the growth of normal bacterial flora for the selective growth of Streptococcus agalactiae
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  • General purpose medium for cultivation of fastidious and non fastidious bacteria
  • Contains growth supplements to enrich many fastidious anaerobic bacteria
  • Broth is vacuum sealed in PET tubes to maintain anaerobic conditions prior to first use
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GN Broth

  • Enrichment medium for Gram-negative bacteria such as Salmonella and Shigella
  • Inhibits Gram-positive bacteria

COPAN’s Enrichment Broths are tested and validated for use on WASP®DT Walk-Away Specimen Processors and may be used on other automated processors.