SABHI AGAR BASE

Product Code TM 563

  • Description

    Sabouraud Dextrose Agar, formulated by Sabouraud is the medium of choice for cultivation of fungi. Majority of dermatophytes can be isolated on Sabouraud Dextrose Agar. Brain Heart Infusion Agar is a highly nutritious media used for the isolation of fastidious organisms. SABHI Agar Base, formulated by Gorman is a combination of Sabouraud Dextrose Agar and Brain Heart Infusion Agar. This nutritious medium is used for the cultivation and isolation of pathogenic fungi like dermatophytes and also non-pathogenic fungi from clinical and non-clinical specimens. It is useful for maximum recovery of Blastomyces dermatidis and Histoplasma capsulatum from body tissues and fluids. Addition of blood improves recovery of H. capsulatum and helps conversion of H. capsulatum and B. dermatidis to yeast phase. While handling H. capsulatum extreme care should be taken to avoid dissemination of its infective spores. The culture should be examined in closed filtered air cabinet.

  • Principle

    for cultivation and isolation of dermatophytes and other pathogenic fungi

  • Microorganism

    • Aspergillus brasiliensis
    • Blastomyces dermatidis
    • Candida albicans
    • Histoplasma capsulatum
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    • Saccharomyces uvarum
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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