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PIKA Fast Orange Yeast Agar

FastOrange Yeast Agar (6 x 170 mL)



  • Easily detect yeasts and molds in the brewing or winemaking process, and in packaged products
  • Identify acid-producing yeasts by visible color change
  • Specific colonies can be identified by PCR analysis


PIKA FastOrange Yeast Agar is a culture medium developed to detect yeasts and molds in brewing & winemaking processes, and for the quality control of packaged products. The media suppresses growth of bacteria, and changes color from violet to yellow occurs upon growth of acid-producing species

Fast Orange Yeast Agar is provided sterile in ready-to-use bottles. Simply heat the agar in a water bath or microwave, and pour your plates. No autoclaving is necessary.

Detected Microorganisms



Compatible SamplesBeer, wine, filter membranes
Growing ConditionsAerobic, anaerobic
Certified for PCRYes
Incubation Temperature25 °C
Shipping TemperatureAmbient
Storage Conditions5 – 25 °C, protect from light
Shelf LifeMinimum 6 months upon shipment
ManufacturerPIKA Weihenstephan
Manufacturer Part #2038-2-6
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