Plate Count Agar (500g/Bottle)

Plate Count Agar (500g/Bottle)

  • Use: Determination of total bacterial count 
  • Characteristics: Non-selective medium for the plate count of microorganisms in water, milk and other dairy products
  • Principle: 
  • Tryptone provides carbon and nitrogen.
  • Yeast extract powder provides B vitamins.
  • Glucose to provide energy.
  • Agar is the solidifying agent.
  • Instructions: 

Suspend 23.5 g in 1 liter of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121 °C for 15 minutes. Pour into sterile petri plates. Dry the surface of the gel before inoculation.

  • Storage: Keep container tightly closed, store in a cool, dry place, away from bright light. Storage period of 3 years.

Formulation per liter:       



5.0 g

Yeast extract powder

2.5 g


1.0 g


15.0 g

Final pH

7.0 ± 0.2

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