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Hardy Diagnostics Motility Test Medium is a modification of the formula employed by Tittsler and Sandholzer.
Small amounts of agar and gelatin are added to provide a semi-solid medium which allows macroscopic examination of bacterial motility.
Ingredients per liter of deionized water:* Final p H 7.3 +/- 0.3 at 25ºC. Media should not be used if there are any signs of deterioration (shrinking, cracking, or discoloration), contamination, or if the expiration date has passed.
* Adjusted and/or supplemented as required to meet performance criteria. Product is light and temperature sensitive; protect from light, excessive heat, moisture, and freezing.
Organisms are stabbed into the medium which is then incubated for a 24 hour period.