BACGro Peptone Yeast Extract (PYE) / 5kg

BACGroTM Peptone Yeast Extract (PYE) Agar, when prepared as directed, is intended for the selective isolation of yeasts and molds, including pathogenic fungi such as dermatophytes. PYE Agar is not intended for use in diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease in humans.

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Details

PYE Agar is a modified version of Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SDA) by Carmichael and Kraus to detect the presence of dermatophytes, including the causative agents for ringworm, athlete’s foot, and jock itch.

The addition of streptomycin and chloramphenicol inhibit bacterial growth, promoting the detection of pathogenic fungi. Soy peptone and yeast extract provide the nitrogenous sources and vitamins needed for fungal growth, while glucose serves as the energy source. Agar is included as a solidifying agent.

Kit Specifications
SKU
DCM3905
Storage
2-30 °C
Organism/Analyte
Yeasts and Mold
Product Attachments
  • Instruction for Use - Peptone Yeast Extract

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