Sabouraud 4% Glucose 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
D(+)-glucose, 40 g/L
peptone, 10 g/L

mfr. no.

NutriSelect® Plus


bioburden testing: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable

final pH

5.6±0.2 (25 °C)

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selective for Aspergillus spp.
selective for Candida spp.
selective for Penicillium spp.
selective for Pichia spp.
selective for Saccharomyces spp.
selective for Trichophyton spp.
selective for Zygosaccharomyces spp.
selective for molds (General Media)
selective for yeasts (General Media)

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for the cultivation of pathogenic and non-pathogenic fungi, especially dermatophytes.

Preparation Note

Dissolve 65 g in 1 litre distilled water. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes. Do NOT overheat.

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

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Ronald M
Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology (2013)
Cathy N John et al.
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