|DEXTROSE TRYPTONE AGAR 500g
Dextrose Tryptone Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Oxoid Dextrose Tryptone Agar is used for detection and enumeration of thermophilic and mesophilic microorganisms in food.
Dextrose Tryptone Agar, Oxoid Composition
|Bromocresol purple 1
|pH 6.9 ± 0.2
Dextrose Tryptone Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 27g in 1 litre of distilled water and bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and use before the expiry date on the label.
Store the prepared agar plates at 2-8°C.
Incubation at 55°C must be carried out under humid conditions e.g. wrapped dishes or in a high humidity environment.