Sabouraud Dextrose Agar with Chloramphenicol, otherwise known as SDA with Chloramphenicol or Sab Dex Agar with Chloramphenicol, is an agar medium used for the cultivation of dermatophytes and both pathogenic and non-pathogenic yeasts and molds. Enzymatic Digest of Casein and Peptic Digest of Animal Tissue provide nitrogenous compounds. Dextrose is the fermentable carbohydrate and inhibits bacterial growth due to its high concentration. Chloramphenicol is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that suppresses bacterial growth. Agar is the gelifying agent.
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