Tryptic Soy Agar- Composition, Principle, Preparation, Results, Uses


Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) is a general-purpose medium that supports the growth of a wide range of bacteria and fungi. It is one of the most commonly used media in microbiology laboratories for various purposes, such as isolation, cultivation, enumeration, and maintenance of microorganisms. TSA is also used as a base medium for preparing other types of media by adding different supplements or selective agents.