Product Code TM 090
Sabouraud Dextrose Agar is Carliers modifications of the formulation described by Sabouraud for the cultivation of fungi, particularly those associated with skin infections. Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Base, Modified is the modification of Sabouraud medium as described by Emmons. It has reduced dextrose content and a neutral pH. Though the low pH of this medium is favorable for the growth of fungi especially dermatophytes, some fungi are inhibited. Emmons modified the original formulation by adjusting the pH close to neutral to increase the recovery of fungi and by reducing the dextrose content from 40 to 20 g/l.
for selective cultivation of pathogenic fungi
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