POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (as per USP/EP/JP/BP)

Product Code TMH 105

  • Description

    Potato Dextrose Agar is a simple general-purpose medium that is nutritionally rich, which encourages mold sporulation and pigment production. It is recommended by the American Public Health Association (APHA) for the enumeration and testing of foods and dairy products. This medium is suitable for the detection and enumeration of heat resistant moulds in thermally processed fruits and fruit products. Potato Dextrose Agar, prepared in accordance with the harmonized methodology of USP/EP/BP/JP is recommended for microbial limit tests in pharmaceutical testing. It is also used for stimulating sporulation, for maintaining stock cultures of certain dermatophytes and for differentiation of typical varieties of dermatophytes on the basis of pigment production.

  • Principle

    for the cultivation of yeasts and moulds

  • Microorganism

    • #Aspergillus brasiliensis
    • Candida albicans
    • Penicillium commune
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    • Trichoderma viride
  • Industry

    • Pharmaceutical
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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