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Potato Dextrose Agar (Powder)


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A standard methods medium used to culture yeasts and molds from dairy and other food products.
Catalog #P5200
AppearanceLight beige, homogeneous, free flowing powder
SolubilityPale to light yellow, clear to slightly hazy and complete with heat
pH (3.9%)5.6 ± 0.2
Growth Performance
NoteGrowth results obtained from type cultures after incubation at 25°C and observed after 2-7 days.
Aspergillus niger ATCC 16404
Candida albicans ATCC 10231
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Trichophyton mentagrophytes ATCC 9533
Alternate namesPDA; Potato Infusion, Dextrose, Agar

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