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Flat Sour Spores

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$20 per analysis


Limit of Detection:

Solids <10 CFU/g
Liquids <1 CFU/g


Sample Size Requirements:

100g


Equipment:

Standard Microbiology Equipment


Reportable Units:

CFU/g


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

No


Method Reference:

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods 4th Edition: Chapter 25


Method Description:

Sample is heat shocked for 5-10 minutes and then plated on selective media (Dextrose Tryptone Agar) and incubated at 55°C for 48 hours.



Additional Information:

This assay is used to determine the number of thermophilic flat sour spore-formers contained in a food product or ingredient.