3M™ Petrifilm™ - Rapid Aerobic Count
Storage ≤ 8°C
18-month shelf life
Results in 48 hours
AOAC® OMA℠ 2015.13 (broad range of foods)
FDA Evaluation of Milk Laboratories, 2017 Revision
The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plate is a sample-ready-culture medium system which contains nutrients, a cold-water-soluble gelling agent and a dual-sensing indicator technology that facilitates aerobic bacteria enumeration as soon as 24 hours for most food matrices.
Because most E.coli O157:H7 strains are atypical: they do not grow at temperatures ≥ 44.5 °C, are glucuronidase negative, and therefore will not produce a blue precipitate. They will appear as non - E.coli and Coliforms (red with gas).
NF VALIDATION Certificate: 3M 01/17–11/16 (milk powders and dairy products).