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BD™ Difco™ Sabouraud Dextrose Broth

Used in qualitative procedures for culturing yeasts, molds and aciduric microorganisms. BD™ Difco™ Sabouraud Dextrose Broth meets United States Pharmacopeia (USP), European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP) performance specifications.

Manufacturer: bd™  B238230

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Catalog No. DF0382-17-9

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Description & Specifications


Storage Requirements 2-25°C
Format Dehydrated, powder
Color Light beige
Product Type Sabouraud Dextrose broth
Certifications/Compliance BAM, EP, JP, USP
Media Format Peptic digest of Animal Tissue 5g/L, Pancreatic digest of Casein 5g/L, Dextrose 20g/L
Quantity 500g
Media Type Sabouraud Dextrose Broth
For Use With (Application) Cultivation of Yeasts, molds and aciduric microorganisms
Shelf Life 1825 Days
Packaging Bottle

Sabouraud Dextrose Broth is used for culturing yeasts and molds in cosmetics. The USP recommends the use of Sabouraud Dextrose Broth when isolating Candida albicans from nonsterile pharmaceutical products.

  • Sabouraud dextrose media are peptone media supplemented with dextrose to support the growth of fungi
  • Peptones are sources of nitrogenous growth factors
  • The carbohydrate provides an energy source for the growth of microorganisms
  • pH (3.0% solution, 25°C): 5.6 ± 0.2
  • Displays cultural response to: Aspergillus brasiliensis (niger) 16404, Candida albicans 10231, Lactobacillus casei 9595, Saccharomyces cerevisiae 9763, Candida albicans 10231


1825 Days