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BD™ Difco™ Sabouraud Dextrose Agar


Rendered more selective for fungi by the addition of antimicrobics. BD™ Difco™ Sabouraud Dextrose Agar is a general-purpose medium used in the cultivation of yeasts, molds and aciduric microorganisms. It is also recommended for the testing of cosmetics and food.

Manufacturer: bd™  B210940

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Catalog No. DF0109-15-3

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Color Beige
Storage Requirements 2-25°C
For Use With (Application) Cultivation of pathogenic and nonpathogenic fungi, particularly dermatophytes
Quantity 100g
Format Dehydrated
Product Type Sabouraud Dextrose Agar
Certifications/Compliance BAM, CCAM, CMPH2, COMPF, EP, JP, MCM9, USP
Packaging Bottle
Media Type Sabouraud Dextrose Agar
Media Format Peptic digest of Animal Tissue 5g/L, Pancreatic digest of Casein 5g/L, Dextrose 40g/L, Agar 15g/L
Shelf Life 1825 Days

Difco™ Sabouraud Dextrose Agar is a dehydrated culture media used in qualitative procedures for cultivation of pathogenic and nonpathogenic fungi, particularly dermatophytes.

  • The addition of antimicrobics is a modification designed to increase bacterial inhibition.
  • The low pH of approximately 5.6 is favorable for the growth of fungi and slightly inhibitory to contaminating bacteria in clinical specimens.
  • General Chapters 61 and 62 of the USP describe test methods for using Sabouraud Dextrose Agar when performing the microbial enumeration tests and tests for isolating Candida albicans from nonsterile pharmaceutical products.

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1825 Days