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Pre-supplemented Dichloran-Glycerol 18% (DG18) (ISO) Agar Base (Dehydrated)

Isolate and enumerate yeasts and molds associated with food spoilage with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Pre-supplemented Dichloran-Glycerol 18% (DG18) (ISO) Agar Base (Dehydrated) while adhering to BS ISO 21527-2: 2008. Due to the presence of antibiotic Chloramphenicol in the formulation, the medium provides selectivity against bacteria as well as reducing harmful chemical handling in the laboratory.
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Use Pre-supplemented Dichloran-Glycerol 18% (DG18) (ISO) Agar Base for the enumeration and isolation of xenophilic molds from dried and semi-dried foods like spices, dried fruits, confectionery, cereals, nuts, dried meat, and fish products.
  • Adheres to BS ISO 21527-2: 2008 standards.
  • Makes colony counting easier: contains antifungal agent Dichloran which inhibits spreading of mucoraceous fungi and restricts the colony size of other genera.
Pre-supplemented Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) (ISO) Agar is a dehydrated culture medium formulated according to BS ISO 21527-2: 2008 Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs – Enumeration of yeasts and molds Part 1―Colony counting technique in products with less than or equal to 0.95 water activity1 .
The formulation contains glycerol at 18% (w/w) which lowers the water activity (aW) from 0.999 to 0.95.

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