Sabouraud's agar

Sabouraud's agar

[sa·bu̇′rōz ′ag·ər]
(microbiology)
A peptone-maltose agar used as a culture medium for pathogenic fungi, especially the dermatophytes.
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This yeast can grow in culture media devoid of lipids, such as Sabouraud's agar (1,11-13).
Among biochemical tests are catalase, [beta]-glucosidase, proliferation on Sabouraud's agar without lipid supplements, Tween and Cremophor-EL assimilation, phospholipase activity, and pigment production in media with tryptophan as only source of nitrogen.
For phospholipase activity Sabouraud's agar was ammended with 10% egg yolk.
Gram's staining and culturing on Sabouraud's agar are recommended for diagnosis of candidiasis by Ritchie et al.
Wood's lamp examination was carried out and the scrapings were cultured on Sabouraud's agar.
Skin scrapings were cultured on Sabouraud's agar to identify the infecting fungus, and appropriate treatment was prescribed.
Another portion was inoculated onblood agar chocolate agar Mac-Conkey agar Sabouraud's agar brain heart infusion broth respectively in C-shaped streaks and cultured for the potential growth of bacteria fungi or acanthamoeba.
Biochemical tests were performed to determine the species: gelatin liquefaction, nitrate reduction, Loffler's serum slope, cyclohexamide agar, Sabouraud's agar, casein/tyrosine hydrolysis, in the temperature range 37 to 45 degrees centigrade.
Cladosporium carrionii, was isolated from culture on Sabouraud's agar.
All were cultured for bacteria on sheep blood, MacConkey, and chocolate agar plates, and for fungi on Sabouraud's agar.
Plain Sabouraud's agar is needed to detect nondermatophyte fungi, such as Scytalidium, and Fusarium, that cause onychomycosis.