Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 1694–1697 | Cite as

The influence of heating time and temperature on Enterobacteriaceae Enrichment Broth

  • H. Van Doorne
  • F. S. C. Van Voorst Vader
Original Articles


Enterobacteriaceae Enrichment Broth (Eeb) should not be subjected to temperatures above 100°C, because of decomposition of brilliant green, and the subsequent loss of selectivity. Visible light spectrometry seems to be a useful tool in the routine quality control of the medium.


Public Health Internal Medicine Quality Control Heat Time Subsequent Loss 
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© Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Van Doorne
    • 1
  • F. S. C. Van Voorst Vader
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Subfaculty of PharmacyState University of LeidenRa LeidenThe Netherlands

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