Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

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Quality Level





shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


agar, 15 g/L
dextrose (Glucose), 1 g/L
meat extract, 3 g/L
tryptone, 5 g/L

mfr. no.

NutriSelect® Plus


bioburden testing: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable
water monitoring: suitable

final pH

7.0±0.2 (25 °C)

Featured Industry

Food and Beverages


nonselective for Bacillus spp.
nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
nonselective for Escherichia coli
nonselective for Pseudomonas spp.
nonselective for Salmonella spp.
nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
nonselective for coliforms

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Preparation Note

Suspend 24 g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Mix well before pouring. When the dilution of the original specimen is greater than 1 in 10, add 10 ml of sterile 10% solution of Skim Milk powder (Cat. No. 70166) per litre and do not overheat during sterilization.

Other Notes

Hygienic condition of nutrient gelatine

Legal Information

NutriSelect is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

H.J. Baumgarten et al.
Archiv Fur Lebensmittelhygiene, 20, 38-38 (1969)
Streptococci- Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques
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