Rapid contamination test Enterolert-E
for Enterococcusfor water

rapid contamination test
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for Enterococcus
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for water


Accurate and quantifiable overnight results Results in 24 hours. Detect enterococci contamination in half the time of standard methods. Eliminate tedious membrane filtration work: no confirmations, no transfer steps, no filtering required. Developed for the European market and correlates with the EU Bathing Water Directive standard method for enterococci, ISO 7899-1. Overview Easy No media preparation. No autoclaving. No colony counting. No glassware cleaning. Rapid Less than 1 minute of hands-on time. Complete results in 24 hours. Accurate Correlates with ISO Method 7899-1. Sensitive to 1 enterococci/100 mL. Enumerates up to 2,419 enterococci per 100 mL without dilutions (with Quanti-Tray/2000). Eliminates the subjective interpretation found in traditional methods. Cost Effective Up to 12-month shelf life minimizes waste. 24-hour test saves incubator space. Science How the Enterolert-E Test works The Enterolert-E Test uses IDEXX's proprietary Defined Substrate Technology (DST) nutrient indicator to detect enterococci. This nutrient indicator fluoresces when metabolized by enterococci. DST improves accuracy and avoids the need for hazardous sodium azide suppressants used in traditional media.


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