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Derm-Duet™ Rapid Sporulation Media Dermatophyte Test Media

Derm-Duet™ is Hardy's easy, efficient, and effective bi-plate for culturing skin scrapings!

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Derm-Duet™ and Derm-Duet™ II

For easy identification of dermatophytic fungi.

DTM will turn red within a few days when a dermatophytic fungus is present. Dermatophytes include Trichophyton spp, Microsporum spp, and Epidermophyton spp. The RSM side will induce the organisms to produce spores (macroconidia) which can be viewed microscopically for identification.

RSM is also useful for observing the true pigment formation of the colony. The media will turn blue to blue-green in the presence of dermatophytes. DTM tends to mask the coloration due to the intense red coloration. Also, DTM does not induce the rapid formation of spores. This is why the DTM/RSM makes a perfect combination for the identification of dermatophytic fungi. Packed ten plates per bag. Store at 2 to 8 degrees C.

Derm Duet™ – Catalog no. J350 > Order now

Derm-Duet™ II – Catalog no. J175 > Order now
Each plate is individually wrapped and can be stored at room temperature.

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