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Milliflex Cassette prefilled with Pseudomonas Isolation Agar

This medium is designed for the recovery of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from water samples

  •  eCl@ss 32160801

  •  NACRES NA.74



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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   light tan to amber
input   sample type beer
sample type pharmaceutical(s)
sample type bottled water
sample type cosmetics
pH   7.0±0.2 (25.0 °C)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics
compatibility   for use with Milliflex®
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   Pseudomonas spp.
storage conditions   Right side up.
  2 to 8 °C


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. Pseudomonas Isolation Agar is a selective medium for isolating Pseudomonas species from water samples. It is also differential media for P. aeruginosa by allowing formation of soluble blue-green pyocyanin pigment. Irgasan, an antimicrobial agent, selectively inhibits gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria other than Pseudomonas sp. and glycerol, magnesium chloride and potassium sulfate promote production of pyocyanin.


Milliflex® Cassette prefilled with Pseudomonas Isolation Agar is used in Bioburden testing and general microbiological analysis of water especially high purity water (electronics, RO, distilled or purified). It is widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and brewing industry.


48 ea in 10 mL Agar in plastic Cassette

Culture Medium

Pseudomonas Isolation

Analysis Note

P. aeruginosa species appear as green to blue colonies with fluorescence under UV wavelength

QC organisms
P. aeruginosa (ATCC 9027)

P. mirabilis (ATCC 12453)

Target Microorganisms: Pseudomonas species

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 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
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