Sample Transport
Culture ☆ Result

Easy Identification

  • A. brasiliensis
  • C. albicans
  • S. cerevisiae
  • T. mentagrophytes


Sabouraud Dextrose Agar (SAB) is a general-purpose medium devised by Sabouraud for the cultivation of pathogenic and non-pathogenic fungi, including dermatophytes. For SAB+PVG, the addition of the antimicrobics: Polymyxin B, Vancomycin and Gentamicin is a modification designed to increase fungal specificity by bacterial inhibition.

The low pH (approximately 5.6) is favorable for growth of fungi, especially yeasts and dermatophytes. SAB is slightly inhibitory to contaminating bacteria in clinical specimens.2-4 This inhibition is further enhanced in SAB+PVG. SAB is recommended in the Unites States Pharmacopoeia (USP) for use in performing total combined mold and yeast counts (Microbial Limits Tests).

For isolation of fungi from potentially contaminated specimens, best practice suggests InTray SAB+PVG should be run in parallel with the non-selective InTray SAB-FungID.


Product Principle
  • Combine collection, culture, result and microscopic observation in one IVD device.  
  • Highly selective prepared media in a device designed for in-vitro specimen transport and incubation.
  • Rapid presumptive-positive diagnosis without re-plating.  Intray can be placed directly on microscope stage
  • Fully enclosed cassette with Tyvek® air filtration prevents contamination and exposure, post-collection.   
Simple Convenience
  • InTray is designed for specimen collection/ inoculation at point-of-care
  • Saves time, material cost and waste, reducing exposure to collected sample
  • Place directly on the microscope tray for observation through the cassette’s clear anti-fog window
  • Selectively produces distinctive colony growth with typical identifiable morphology
Accurate Detection

Test Strain



A. brasiliensis 16404 Good
C. albicans 10231 Good
T. mentagrophytes 9533 Good
E. coli 25922 Inhibited
Time to Result

Incubate For isolation of fungi from potentially contaminated specimens, a selective medium (e.g., SAB+PVG) should be inoculated in parallel with a non-selective medium (e.g., SAB). Incubate the InTray at 25-30°C for 18-48 hours, or up to 7-14 days for Trichophyton. Examine all cultures at least weekly for fungal growth. Samples should be held for 4-6 weeks before being reported as negative.


InTray SAB+PVG has an expiration of 12 months from the date of manufacture.

Upon receipt, store InTray SAB+PVG at 2-8°C. Avoid freezing or prolonged storage at temperatures above 40°C. Do not use InTray SAB+PVG if the medium shows signs of deterioration or contamination. 


Environmental sample

Features and Benefits

Shelf-life and durability

  • Designed for long shelf life, durability and stackable for incubation, or 12 month storage. 
  • No re-plate or wet mount 
  • Once InTray is inoculated, no other culture preparation is required... saving time and cost. 
  • Designed for specimen collection/inoculation at point-of-care, a fully enclosed system for transport, incubation, result and microscopic observation. 
  • The sealed prepared media device is selectively formulated for accurate detection and identification of pathogens and non-pathogens
  • Visual chromogenic differentiation and/or selective production of distinctive colony growth with typical identifiable morphology 

Key Features

  • Fully enclosed cassette with air filtration system
  • Nutritive culture colony growth medium, formulated for selectivity and specificity 
  • Anaerobic or aerobic system available 

You'll immediately experience a reduction in:

  • Time-to-result
  • Cost of laboratory materials 
  • Medical waste
  • Risk of exposure or contamination



Ordering Information

Product Qty Item #
InTray SAB+PVG 20 pack 11-273-001

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