TGEA Medium (Tryptone Glucose Yeast Extract Agar) is a medium used for the total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in water and dairy products. Casein Peptone and Beed Extract provide nitrogen, vitamins, minerals and amino acids essential for growth. Yeast extract is source of vitamins, particularly the B-group. Dextrose is the fermentable carbohydrate providing carbon and energy. Bacteriological agar is the solidifying agent.
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