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Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG) + Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG) Dipslides (Box of 10)

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  • Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG) Dipslides
Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG) Dipslides

The E dipslide provides enterobacteriaceae count on the front red/purple side and the same on the rear.

Pack Size
10 dipslides

£11.96
Made in the UK
Manufactured in ISO 9001 certified conditions.
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Order 25 or more boxes Receive a 2.5% discount Price per box £11.66
Order 50 or more boxes Receive a 5.27% discount Price per box £11.33
Order 100 or more boxes Receive a 8.92% discount Price per box £10.89
Order 250 or more boxes Receive a 14.24% discount Price per box £10.26
Order 500 or more boxes Receive a 18.89% discount Price per box £9.70
Order 1000 or more boxes Receive a 33.65% discount Price per box £7.94
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Product Information
Front Agar Type Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG)
Front Agar Colour Red/Purple
Front Agar Growth Enterobacteriaceae
Rear Agar Type Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG)
Rear Agar Colour Red/Purple
Rear Agar Growth Enterobacteriaceae
Shelf Life 6 to 8 months
Certification ISO 9001
Suggested Incubation Times 24 - 48 Hours
Suggested Incubation Temp 35°C
Important information To ensure that we can offer our customers maximum shelf life, these slides are manufactured to order and as a result, delivery can be up to 5 weeks.

About the violet red bile glucose (vrbg) + violet red bile glucose (vrbg) dipslides (box of 10)

This dipslide features VRBG Agar (prepared culture medium) on both sides. This slide detects / grows Enterobacteriaceae. If your sample contains enterobacteriaceae, colonies will grow on the dipslide. You would then count the colonies and compare with the chart provided to assess the level of contamination.

Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar - often used to test food and animal feed samples. Tests for Enterobacteriaceae which can be used as an indicator organism to evaluate hygiene levels in food safety applications. Colonies show as pink / purple.

These dipslides come in a pack size of 10 slides per box. The slide has a flexible paddle and is within a shatterproof container. 

Industry sectors include

  • Food sector
  • Animal feed

How to use VRBG / E dipslides

Simply remove the dipslide and immerse in (or press against) the sample for approx 10 seconds. Remove dipslide and allow to drain (if necessary) for a few seconds, then replace the slide back into the tube and incubate for a minimum of 24 hours (up to a maximum of 48 hours).

A comparison chart is included so you can easily compare your results.

Remove VRBG Agar slide from tube

Step 1 : Remove slide

Carefully remove the sterile VRBG Agar dip slide from its tube ensuring that no contact is made with the agar (to avoid contamination).

Surface testing

Step 2 : If Surface Testing

For surface testing, press the VRBG Agar dipslide onto the surface. If needed, place a finger on the bottom of the slide (on the plastic, not the agar) to apply extra pressure.

Liquid Testing

Step 2 : If liquid testing

For liquid testing, immerse the VRBG Agar dipslide into the fluid for 10 seconds then remove and allow to drain for a few seconds.

Swab Testing

Step 2 : If swab testing

Apply a sample of the test substance to a sterile swab and gently apply to the agars.

Incubate the dipslide

Step 3 : Incubate Slide

Label the tube with the included stickers then place the slide into an incubator and allow to incubate.

compare dipslide results

Step 4 : Compare results

Count the amount of colonies that have grown on the slide and compare them to the comparison chart provided.

VRBG Dipslides Features

Flexible paddle

Flexible Paddle

Each dipslide features a virtually unbreakable and flexible paddle allowing for even, full surface testing.

Easy run off design

Easy Run Off Design

Due to the design of the dipslide, fluids will drain off quickly during testing.

Recessed Handle

Recessed Handle

Each slide has a handle built into the lid that is recessed to help keep your fingers dry during testing.

Side Indicator

Side Indicator

One side of the slide will have a circle indicator so you know which side was used for testing which type of contaminant.

Dual sided paddle

Dual Sided

Each dipslide is dual sided to allow multiple contamination testing with one test.

Thick reliable Agar

Thick Reliable Agar

Each agar is thick (approx 4mm) and raised above the dipslide to allow for easy surface testing.

Additional Details

Product Reference : E

Internal catalogue reference : DS001-11

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