Wallerstein Laboratories Differential (WLD) Medium
Weber Brand Wallerstein Labs Differential (WLD) Medium is used for the detection, selection and enumeration of bacteria commonly found in beer and breweries while simultaneously inhibiting the growth of brewing culture yeast. This medium contains several reagents which aid in the identification of bacterial colonies, including a color indicator for acid production. The Weber WLD is an ideal medium for the detection of the following beer spoilage organisms:
- Lactobacillus spp.
- Pediococcus spp.
- Conforms to American Society of Brewing Chemists standard methods and formulation.
- Cycloheximide is included and pre-mixed in the medium to inhibit the growth of brewing culture yeast.
- Acid producing bacteria can be identified via color change in the medium
Package Quantity Contains 500 g dehydrated media. Prepares approximately 500 standard diameter petri dishes.