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Soy Peptone Yeast Extract Agar
Soy Peptone Yeast Extract Agar is used for the cultivation of Dermatophyte and other pathogenic fungi from clinical specimens. Enzymatic Digest of Soybean and Yeast Extract provide nitrogenous sources, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Dextrose is the main fermentable carbohydrate. Chloramphenicol and Streptomycin suppress bacterial growth. Agar is the gelifying agent. Optimal growth temperature ranges between 25 and 30 ºC. Soy Peptone Yeast Extract Agar is available in three sizes - 500g, 2kg, and 10kg.
PREPARATION: Mix 72.0 grams of the medium in one Liter of purified water until evenly dispersed. Heat with repeated stirring until boiling to dissolve completely. Distribute and autoclave at 121.0°C for 15 minutes.