KLIGLER IRON AGAR (HAJNA), dehydrated, 500g [BD-211317]


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Kligler Hajna is a medium containing carbohydrates. It allows the differentiation of Enterobacteria based on their fermentation of lactose and dextrose, as well as the production of hydrogen sulfide.


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Theoretical formula after reconstitution of the medium (1 litre).

  • Pancreatic digest of casein 10.0 g
  • Peptic digest of animal tissue 10.0 g
  • Lactose 10.0 g
  • Dextrose 1.0 g
  • Sodium chloride 5.0 g
  • Ferric ammonium citrate 0.5 g
  • Sodium thiosulfate 0.5 g
  • Agar 15.0 g
  • Phenol red 25.0 mg

Technical specifications

  • Dehydrated media, powder
  • Prepared appearance: Medium to dark, orange to red, with or without a tint of brown, clear to slightly hazy.

Packaging & Labelling

Bottle of 500 g

Instructions for use

  • Follow the recommendations of the package insert.
  • Do not use media which are not homogeneous (presence of lumps)
  • Bottles must be correctly sealed with stoppers after use

Please consult the “Bacteriology laboratory procedures and resources” available online via the Laboratory working Group sharepoint page: Laboratory Procedures and Resources https://msfintl.sharepoint.com/sites/msfintlcommunities/LabWG/SitePages/Bacteriology-Laboratory-Resources.aspx

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Precautions for Use

All biological samples must be considered as potentially infectious and handled with the usual precautions (compulsory wearing of gloves, hand washing, etc.)


  • Follow the recommendations of the manufacturer for the storage.
  • Do not use after expiry date
  • Store in a dry place
  • After preparation, the medium can be stored up to 6 months at 2°C to 8°C

Waste management

After use, sterilize the cultures and all contaminated material. Please contact your watsan referent for advice on proper disposal.

MSF requirements

Reserved to bacteriology programmes

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