Lee's Multi-Differential Agar (LMDA) (Siebel/Döhler)

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Siebel/Döhler Lee's Multi Differential Agar (LMDA) is used for the detection, selection and enumeration of bacteria commonly found in beer and breweries. Also known as Schwarz Differential Agar (SDA), this medium contains several reagents which aid in the identification of bacterial colonies, including a color indicator for acid production. The selectivity of this medium can be further enhanced by the addition of a yeast inhibitor and/or by anaerobic incubation. The Siebel/Döhler LMDA is an ideal medium for the detection of the following beer spoilage organisms:

  • Lactobacillus spp.
  • Pediococcus spp.
  • Acetic acid bacteria
  • Lactic acid bacteria

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  • Conforms to American Society of Brewing Chemists standard methods and formulation.
  • Can be used with our without yeast growth inhibitors.

Package Quantity Contains 500 g dehydrated media. Prepares approximately 400 standard diameter petri dishes.

Note: Yeast growth inhibitors are sold separately. See links below for commonly used yeast inhibiting ingredients.