STARCH AGAR

Product Code TM 867

  • Description

    Starch Agar was formulated by Vedder for the cultivation of Neisseria. It is recommended for the detection of starch hydrolysing microorganisms from foods and clinical samples. Present formulation is accepted by BIS for detection of starch hydrolysis by Bacillus cereus.
    Flood the surface of 24 – 48hour old culture on Starch Agar with Grams Iodine. Starch hydrolysis is seen as a colourless zone surrounding the colonies. A blue or purple zone indicates that starch is not hydrolyzed.

  • Principle

    used as diluents for carrying out microbial limit test.

  • Microorganism

    • Bacillus cereus
    • Bacillus subtilis
    • Escherichia coli
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 100 gm
    • 500 gm
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