Potato Dextrose Agar

Product Code TRM 344

  • Description

    Potato Dextrose Agar – TRM 344

    Potato dextrose agar (PDA) is a general purpose medium used for cultivation and enumeration of yeast and molds. PDA can be used for growing clinically significant yeast and molds. Potato Dextrose Agar is recommended by APHA and F.D.A. for plate counts of yeasts and moulds in the examination of foods and dairy products. 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 isolation and enumeration of yeast and moulds from clinical, dairy and other food products

  • Microorganism

    • Aspergillus brasiliensis
    • Candida albicans
    • Sacchromyces cerevisiae
    • Trichophyton rubrum
    • Trichophyton sp.
  • Industry

    • Clinical Diagnostics
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 ml x 25
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