Potato Dextrose Broth
Potato Dextrose Broth is used for the cultivation of fungi in a laboratory setting.It is recommended for the isolation and enumeration of yeasts and moulds.
Potato Dextrose Broth is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.
Potato Dextrose Broth is a general purpose broth for yeasts and molds. The low pH of this medium inhibits bacterial growth.Ingredients Gms / Litre Potatoes, infusion 200.000 Dextrose 20.000 Final pH ( at 25°C) 5.1±0.2 (*4.0 g of potato extract is equivalent to 200 g of infusion from potatoes.)
Formula may varies as required to meet performance specifications.
Dissolve 24 g of the medium in one liter of purified water, Mix thoroughly&Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Product Quality specification:
|Clarity (1% aq solution)||opalescent solution|
|Reaction (pH of 2% solution)||5.0–6.0|
|Potato infusion||NLT 16.5 %|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0%|
|Total bacterial count||NMT 5000cfu/g|
|Pathogens (E.coli, Salmonella & Shigella)||Absent|
|Storage conditions : Store below 30°C||Shelf Life: 24 months||Pack sizes: 25 kg|