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acumedia<sup>®</sup> Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar

acumedia® Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar

• Intended Use: Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is used for the cultivation and enumeration of microorganisms in dairy and bottled
water products.
• Product Summary and Explanation:
Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is also known as Yeast Dextrose Agar.

Developed as a medium for detecting bacteria in milk and other dairy products, glucose agar containing tryptone was used to study thermophilic bacteria in milk. This medium is known as Yeast Dextrose Agar. In 1948, the American Public Health Association (APHA) adopted Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar for use in testing milk and dairy products. Currently, APHA specifies Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar for the heterotrophic plate count procedure in testing bottled water.

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Catalog Item Availability Mfr. Part # List Price Unit
741-60680 Tryptone Glucose Extract (TGE) Agar, 500 g - 500 g

NCM0158A $128.90 EA
741-60680-5KG Tryptone Glucose Extract (TGE) Agar, 5 kg - 5 kg

NCM0158B $1169.85 EA
741-60680 Tryptone Glucose Extract (TGE) Agar, 10 kg - 10 kg

NCM0158C $2362.15 EA

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• Intended Use: Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is used for the cultivation and enumeration of microorganisms in dairy and bottled
water products.
• Product Summary and Explanation:
Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is also known as Yeast Dextrose Agar.

Developed as a medium for detecting bacteria in milk and other dairy products, glucose agar containing tryptone was used to study thermophilic bacteria in milk. This medium is known as Yeast Dextrose Agar. In 1948, the American Public Health Association (APHA) adopted Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar for use in testing milk and dairy products. Currently, APHA specifies Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar for the heterotrophic plate count procedure in testing bottled water.

Image(s) are representative of the product group and not necessarily the individual product.

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