It can be used in media employed for cultivation of fastidious organisms like Brucella, Mycoplasma, Pneumococci,
Gonococci, Meningococci, Actinomycetes, fungi, etc. and antibiotic sensitivity test. It can also be used in large scale
cultivation of microorganisms for the preparation of vaccines and for preparation of Blood Agar Bases, HiVeg (MV073,
Principle And Interpretation
HiVeg Infusion is dehydrated infusion obtained from vegetable proteins under controlled conditions. Growth supporting
properties of this infusion is comparable with Heart Infusion Powder (RM191).
Light yellow to yellow, may have a slight green tinge Homogeneous Free flowing powder,having Characteristic odour but not
Freely soluble in distilled/purified water, insoluble in alcohol and ether.
1% w/v aqueous solution is clear without any haziness after autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121ºC ) for 15 minutes.
Reaction of 2%w/v aqueous solution at 25ºC.
Total aerobic microbial count (cfu/gm)
By plate method when incubated at 30-35°C for not less than 3 days.
Bacterial Count : <= 2000 CFU/gram
Total Yeast and mould count (cfu/gm)
By plate method when incubated at 20-25°C for not less than 5 days.
Yeast & mould Count : <= 100 CFU/gram
Test for Pathogens
1. E.coli-Negative in 10 gms of sample2. Salmonella species-Negative in 10 gms of sample3. Pseudomonas aeruginosa-
Negative in 10 gms of sample4. Staphylococcus aureus- Negative in 10 gms of sample5. C.albicans- Negative in 10 gms of
sample6. Clostridia- Negative in 10 gms of sample
Tryptophan content: Passes
Cultural response was observed an incubation at 35-37°C for 18 - 48 hours on Heart Infusion Agar, HiVeg (MV169)using
HiVeg infusion powder as an ingredient.
Storage and Shelf Life
Store below 30°C. Use before expiry date on the label.