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Escherichia coli WDCM 00013 Vitroids

80-130 CFU mean value range, certified reference material, suitable for microbiology, Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

Synonym(s):
E. coli WDCM 00013 Vitroids, Microbiological standards, Certified reference material, E. coli WDCM 00013 Vitroids
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

certified reference material

Quality Level

Agency

ISO 17034
ISO/IEC 17025

form

disc (hydrosoluble)
solid

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

packaging

package of 10 discs

manufacturer/tradename

Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

application(s)

environmental
food and beverages

microbiology

storage temp.

−20°C

suitability

Escherichia coli
Escherichia spp.
coliforms

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grade

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certified reference material

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certified reference material

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certified reference material

manufacturer/tradename

Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

manufacturer/tradename

Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

manufacturer/tradename

Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

manufacturer/tradename

Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

agency

ISO 17034

agency

ISO 17034, ISO/IEC 17025

agency

ISO 17034, ISO/IEC 17025

agency

ISO 17034, ISO/IEC 17025

form

disc (hydrosoluble)

form

disc (hydrosoluble), solid

form

disc (hydrosoluble), solid

form

solid

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

packaging

package of 10 discs

packaging

pack of 10

packaging

pack of 10

packaging

package of 10 discs

General description

Escherichia coli WDCM 00013 Vitroids™ are Certified Microorganisms Standards (Certified Microbiological Reference Materials), which can be used as quantitative and qualitative control organisms. They contain colony-forming units (CFUs) in the range of 80-130 CFUs per disc.The technology allows long-term conservation and renders the organisms resistant to temperature changes. They are intended to be used as daily internal quality control organisms. These microorganisms are certified according to ISO/IEC 17025 and produced under reproducible conditions compliant with ISO 17034 using authenticated strains from CECT. These ready-to-use microbiological controls minimize the need for maintaining control strains in the test laboratory and guarantee the use of an authenticated control culture for every quality control test.Vitroids are derived from a traceable culture obtained freeze-dried from CECT.

Application

Escherichia coli WDCM 00013 Vitroids are used as reference strains in routine quality control for food, beverage, water, and environmental testing. Additionally, they are excellent for use in method development and validations, as starter cultures, and for use in research studies and educational purposes.

Features and Benefits

  • Ready-to-use at convenient CFU ranges
  • No dilution required
  • Quick rehydration in 10 minutes
  • 2 to 3 years shelf life in standard -20 °C freezer
  • Complete with a comprehensive certificate of analysis
  • No maintenance of stock cultures
  • No recovery time or pre-enrichment step is necessary
  • Robust, efficient, and reliable
  • Easy-to-use
  • Cost-effective

Other Notes

Strain origin: CECT 434Other cell culture collections:
  • DSM 1103
  • ATCC® 25922
  • NCTC 12241
Click here to access BacDive database for more info on metabolism, genome, growth media and more

Legal Information

Derived from CECT® strains
ATCC is a registered trademark of American Type Culture Collection
CECT is a registered trademark of Universitat de Valencia
Vitroids is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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