Price of the test:
$54 per analysis
Limit of Detection:
Solids <10 CFU/g
Liquids <1 CFU/g
Limits of Detection can vary based on customer specification
Sample Size Requirements:
Standard Microbiology Equipment
Turn Around Time:
7-9 Business Days
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Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods 4th Edition: Chapter 22
Sample is heat shocked at 80C for 10 minutes and plated on selective media (Dextrose Tryptone Agar (DTA)) and incubated at 35C for 48 hours.
This is a method to determine mesophilic spore forming organisms that contaminate food ingredients and may cause spoilage in thermally processed low-acid foods (pH>4.6).