Technical Data
Soy Peptone (Soytone) Yeast Extract Agar (Powder)
Microbiological Grade
Storage RT/4C    Shipping RT
Components shown as g/liter
Pancreatic Digest of Soybeans10g
Yeast Extract5g
Recovery and cultivation of dermatophytes and other fungi from clinical material. Soy Peptone Yeast Extract Agar is a modification of Sabouraud Medium and was formulated by Carmichael and Claus 1,2 to selectively isolate Trichophyton verrucosum, a fungus associated with ringworm infections. Soy Peptone Yeast Extract Agar contains streptomycin and chloramphenicol which inhibits bacteria but allows the detection of fungal pathogens.

Light beige to beige homogeneous free-flowing powder

Light amber, clear, complete after autoclaving

As Reported

Directions per Liter: Dissolve 72.08 grams in 800-900ml of ddH2O stirring gently with heating until completely solubilized. Adjust pH of the medium to the desired level. Add additional water to bring the solution to 1L. Dispense into appropriate containers, loosen caps and autoclave for 15 minutes at 121C (15psi).

Storage and Stability: Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4C and used within a short period of time.

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.