3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plate

  • Results in 24 Hours.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Unique system to facilitate the enumation of S. aereus
  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates use 75% less energy, use 79% less water, produce 75% less greenhouse gases and result in 66% less waste (by weight and volume) compared to competitive agar methods.
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Petrifilm™
Environmental claim being made
Yes
Environmental claim relates to
Product
Evidence for Claim
Self Certified
Manufacturing Segment
Packaging & Storage Testing, Raw Milk Reception
Storage Temperature
Store at temperatures less than or equal to 8°C.
Test Type
Environmental, Food & Beverage
Details
  • Results in 24 Hours.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Unique system to facilitate the enumation of S. aereus
  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates use 75% less energy, use 79% less water, produce 75% less greenhouse gases and result in 66% less waste (by weight and volume) compared to competitive agar methods.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates provide Staphylococcus aureus results. S. aureus appears as distinctive red-violet colonies. Other colonies have to be checked using the Staph express disk.

The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express (STX) System consists of a 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count (STX) Plate and a 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express (STX) Disk, which are packaged separately. The 3M Petrifilm STX Plate is a sample ready culture medium system which contains a coldwater soluble gelling agent. The chromogenic, modified Baird Parker medium in the plate is selective and differential for Staphylococcus aureus but may also indicate Staphylococcus hyicus (S. hyicus) or Staphylococcus intermedius (S. intermedius). Three Steps Offer Fast and Easy to Interpret Results: 1) Inoculate. 2) Incubate . 3) Interpretate: Review the interpretation guide 3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer review publications (Link to validations section)

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