BM5230 – Potato Dextrose Agar

BM5230 – Potato Dextrose Agar

This medium is recommended for the detection and enumeration of yeasts and moulds in food and dairy products. It can also be used for the cultivation of fungi although with the prolonged incubation necessary cultures may become overgrown by bacteria. The low pH (5.6) suppresses the growth of most bacteria and the low mineral content ensures good pigment production by fungi where appropriate.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Candida albicans NCPF 3179 Growth & white colonies
Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCPF 3178 Growth & white colonies
Trichophyton rubrum NCPF 419 Growth & white fluffy colonies red underside