188.8.131.52. Growth media
A. apis isolates can grow on many different media such as potato-dextrose
agar (PDA), yeast-glucose-starch agar (YGPSA), and Sabouraud dextrose agar)
(Bailey, 1981; Heath, 1982; Anderson and Gibson, 1998; Hornitzky, 2001), but
they grow very well on media with high sugar content like MY-20 (Udagawa and
- Dissolve the following components in approximately 750
ml deionised water:
- 4.0 g peptone
- 3.0 g yeast extract
- 200.0 g glucose
- 20.0 g agar
- Adjust the final volume to 1000 ml.
- Autoclave at 115°C for 15 minutes.