Milk Plate Count Agar

Item No.  NCM0119A

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Milk Plate Count Agar is used for the isolation and enumeration of microorganisms in milk and dairy products and is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

A medium recommended by the British Standards Institute and the International Organization for Standardization for the enumeration of viable bacteria in milk and other dairy products.

Analyte TVC
Brand NEOGEN® Culture Media
Formula Liter
Tryptone 5.0 g/L
Yeast Extract 2.5 g/L
Dextrose 1.0 g/L
Antibiotic Free Skim Milk Powder 1.0 g/L
Agar 10.0 g/L
Grams per Litre 19.50
Litres per 500g 26.00
Mass 500 g
Package Dimensions 4.60 IN x 2.90 IN x 8.60 IN
Package Weight 1.35 LB
Plates per 500g 1,400.00
  1. Suspend 19.5 grams of the medium in one liter of purified water.
  2. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
  3. Autoclave at 121ºC for 15 minutes.
  4. Cool to 45-50ºC.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as Acumedia Product: 7703 Milk Plate Count Agar; and LabM Product: LAB115 Milk Plate Count Agar