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Plate Count (PCA) +Plate Count (PCA) (neutralisers) Dipslides (Box of 10)

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  • TPC Dipslides with neutralisers
TPC Dipslides with neutralisers

The TPC dip slide (plate count) measures a total viable count on both sides (with neutralisers). Due to the addition of germicide inhibitors, this dipslide can be used to test the efficacy of cleaning regimes.

Pack Size
10 dipslides

Made in the UK
Manufactured in ISO 9001 certified conditions.
Worldwide shipping available
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Volume Discounts
Order 51 or more boxes Receive a 5.27% discount Price per box £11.33
Order 101 or more boxes Receive a 8.92% discount Price per box £10.89
Order 251 or more boxes Receive a 14.24% discount Price per box £10.26
Order 501 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 Plate Count (PCA) Neutraliser
Front Agar Colour Straw
Front Agar Growth Total Count
Rear Agar Type Plate Count (PCA) Neutraliser
Rear Agar Colour Straw
Rear Agar Growth Total Count
Shelf Life 5 - 6 months
Certification ISO 9001
Suggested Incubation Times 24 - 48 Hours
Suggested Incubation Temp 35°C

About the plate count (pca) +plate count (pca) (neutralisers) dipslides (box of 10)

The TPC dipslide contains neutralisers for disinfectants present in the sample, this provides accurate readings in such tests. This dip slide measures a total count on the front side and total count on the rear. 

It comes in a pack size of 10 slides per box. The slide has a flexible paddle and is located in a shatterproof container. 

Plate Count Agar - This agar is a general growth medium that offers a total count of viable organisms in a sample. Used to test food and water. Mainly used in the dairy industry. The black dipslide makes the straw coloured agar easy to view and some people prefer this dipslide as they find it more convenient for counting colonies.

How to use the TPC dipslides

In Liquids

Simply remove the dipslide and immerse in the sample for approx 10 seconds. Remove dipslide and allow to drain 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).

Surface testing

Remove the Dipslide from the container and press against the surface for approx 10 seconds. Replace the slide back into the tub 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.

Customer Questions


I see that the sensitivity of these slides goes down to 10^3 CFU/ml. Are there any slides which could most accurately indicate TBC within 10^2-10^3 CFU/ml range?


Hello, 10^2 would result in approx 2 colonies.

Additional Details

Product Reference : TPC

Internal catalogue reference : DS001-21

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