Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (VHP) (Irradiated)

///Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (VHP) (Irradiated)

Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (VHP) (Irradiated)

This is a selective medium for the isolation of yeasts and fungi and is particularly suitable for use in sterility testing. 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. The formulation of this medium conforms to the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia & European Pharmacopoeia. This product is wrapped in barrier film to allow for use in Vaporised Hydrogen peroxide sterilisation systems.

NB: Final sterilisation of this medium is by Gamma irradiation and it is triple wrapped. Dose Range: Min: 8.0kGy Max: 15.0kGy

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Organisms Ref. No Result
Candida albicans NCPF 3179 White colonies
Aspergillus brasiliensis NCPF 2275 White colonies with black pigmentation and pale yellow underside