Sabouraud Dextrose Agar

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar

This is one of several media available for the selective isolation of yeasts and fungi suitable for use in all areas of Mycology. The low pH (5.6) of the medium is inhibitory to most bacteria and many diagnostic features such as spores and pigmentation are well developed on this medium.

NB: This is a basic medium only and contains no additional supplements.

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Candida albicans NCPF 3179 White colonies (Yeast smell)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCPF 3178 White colonies
Trichophyton rubrum NCPF 419  White colonies. Red/brown underside
Aspergillus brasiliensis NCPF 2275 White colonies. Pale yellow underside with hyphae