Product Code TMV 204
Malt Extract Veg Media are specially developed using Veg Peptone No. 4 to avoid BSE/TSE risks associated with animal origin peptone. Malt Extract Veg Media are similar to the formula of Galloway and Burgess used for the detection, isolation and enumeration of yeasts and moulds. For mycological count, it is advisable to adjust the reaction of medium to more acidic with addition of 10% lactic acid or antibiotics may be added as sterile solutions to the molten medium immediately before pouring into the sterile petri plates in order to suppress bacterial growth. Malt extract solids provide an acidic environment and nutrients required for metabolism by yeasts and moulds. Veg peptone No.4 rapidly gives a luxuriant growth with typical morphology and pigmentation.
for detection, isolation and enumeration of yeasts and molds