$62 per analysis
Solids <10 CFU/g
Liquids <1 CFU/g
Limits of detection can vary based on customer specifications.
Sample Size Requirements:
Standard microbiology equipment
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Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods 4th Edition: Chapter 25
The sample is heat-shocked at 100C for 30 minutes and plated on selective media (Dextrose Tryptone Agar (DTA)) and incubated at 55C for 48 hours.
This is a method to determine aerobic thermophilic spore-forming organisms that contaminate food ingredients and may cause spoilage in thermally processed low-acid foods (pH>4.6).
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