Yeast Extract Agar (YEA), Winchester

Bottled Yeast Extract Agar (YEA) – a nutrient agar for the plate count of organisms in water as described in the Microbiology of Drinking Water standards.

Bottled YEA is available in flexible fill sizes, available from stock with short lead times.


Container Winchester
Available fill size(s) (ml) 500, 1000
Neck width (mm) 31
Caps PP, Perf
Shelf life 12 months
Storage Temp 2-25oC
Appearance Clear, colourless to pale straw-coloured gel
Recommended Incubation 20 - 37oC
pH 7.2 +/-0.2

Quality Control

Organisms Ref. No Result
Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 NCIB 8545 > 70% recovery compared to control
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853 NCTC 12934 > 70% recovery compared to control
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538 NCTC 10788 > 70% recovery compared to control
Bacillus subtilis ATCC 6633 NCTC 10400 > 70% recovery compared to control

Supporting Documents

MSDS Download
Technical data sheet Download



SKU: 9087