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MXSMKFS48 Millipore

Milliflex Cassette prefilled with KF Strep Agar

This medium is designed for the recovery of fecal streptococci (enterococci) found in various types of water

  •  eCl@ss 32160801

  •  NACRES NA.74

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Properties

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Quality Level   300
form   plate (pre-poured agar)
shelf life   6 mo.
feature   ready-to-use
packaging   cassette of 10 mL
  pack of 48 tests
mfr. no.   Milliflex®
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
color   clear purpleslightly opalescent
input   sample type bottled water
sample type pharmaceutical(s)
sample type beer
sample type cosmetics
pH   7.2±0.2 (25.0 °C)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics
Pharmaceutical
compatibility   for use with Milliflex®
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   fecal bacteria: Streptococcus spp.
storage conditions   Right side up.
  2 to 8 °C

Description

General description

Milliflex® Cassette are ready to use agar-based media to be used with Milliflex® or Milliflex Oasis® system for convenient, rapid and reliable bioburden testing. The prefilled agar cassette helps to streamline the microbial contamination testing workflow with quality assurance and avoiding risks of exogenous contamination. Each plate is a 3-piece assembly containing approximately 10ml of the media. KF Strep Agar is designed for the recovery of Enterococci (fecal streptococci) found in various types of water. Maltose and lactose serve as a source of energy and sodium azide is the selective agent. Bromocresol purple (indicator dye) turns to yellow when acid is produced and TTC is a redox indicator causing enterococci colonies to have a deep red colour as a result of tetrazolium reduction to an acidic azo dye.

Application

Milliflex® Cassette prefilled with KF Strep Agar is used in Bioburden testing and general microbiological analysis of water, wastewater and dairy products. It is widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and brewing industry.

Packaging

48 ea in 10 mL Agar in plastic Cassette

Specifications

United-States Pharmacopeia XXII Microbial Limits Tests

Culture Medium

KF Streptococcus

Analysis Note

QC organisms
S. faecalis (ATCC 29212)

E. coli (ATCC 8739) and E. aerogenes (ATCC 49701) as negative control

Streptococcal colonies appear red or pink surrounded by a yellow zone

Target Microorganisms: Fecal streptococci

Legal Information

MILLIFLEX OASIS is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

MILLIFLEX is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

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