Storage Temperature: 2-8°C
General description: The optochin test is a useful diagnostic aid for identification/differentiation of pneumococci and viridans streptococci. Optochin (ethyl hydrocuprein hydrochloride) is inhibitory for pneumococcal growth whereas other streptococci show good growth or a very small zone of inhibition. This test is performed for the diagnosis of pneumococcal infections.
Packaging: Sterile filter paper discs (50pcs) impregnated with optochin
Grade: for microbiology
Shelf Life: (limited shelf life, expiry date on the label)
Storage Temp.: 2-8°C