About

The Microbiology Media Services Core Facility is fully staffed and equipped to provide complete services in hand poured, made-to-order microbiological media. The Media Services mission is to provide speedy and accurate products that enhance user confidence.

Contact

Microbiological Media Services Core Facility
Matthew Williams – Supervisor
314-362-6787
williamsmp@wustl.edu

Services

  • Liquid or solid media in various amounts
  • Prepared to lab specifications
  • Hand poured
  • Plates of diverse types
  • Media with or without antibiotics
  • 48 hour incubated quality control
  • All additives measured and incorporated into media by senior personnel

Capacity

  • 25 liters (approximately 1,000 plates) daily
  • Orders may exceed the daily capacity, but will be divided into smaller batches

Cost

  • $12/liter (30 – 40 plates) for labor; investigator provides materials
  • $15/blood liter (30 – 40 plates) for labor; investigator provides materials