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Thermophilic Aerobic Sporeformers

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$60 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:

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 at 100C for 30 minutes and plated on selective media (Dextrose Tryptone Agar (DTA)) and incubated at 55C for 48 hours.



Additional Information:

This is a method to determine aerobic thermophilic sporeforming organisms that contaminate food ingredients and may cause spoilage in thermally processed low-acid foods (pH>4.6).