Pseudomonas + MacConkey 3 Dipslides (Box of 10)

  • Pseudomonas + MacConkey 3 Dipslides (Box of 10)
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Pseudomonas + MacConkey 3 Dipslides (Box of 10)
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31 July 2024

The PM dipslide (pseudomonas and macConkey 3) tests for Pseudomonas on one side and coliforms on the other side. 

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Product Information
Front Agar Type Pseudomonas
Front Agar Colour Straw
Front Agar Growth Pseudomonas
Rear Agar Type MacConkey 3
Rear Agar Colour Red
Rear Agar Growth Coliforms
Certification ISO 9001
Suggested Incubation Times 24 - 48 Hours
Suggested Incubation Temp 35°C

About Our pseudomonas + macconkey 3 dipslides (box of 10)

This dipslide features two different agars (prepared culture medium). It has Pseudomonas Agar on one side and MacConkey 3 Agar on the other side. This dipslide will test for pseudomonas on one side and coliforms on the other side.

Pseudomonas Agar - This agar detects pseudomonas species.

MacConkey 3 Agar - This agar detects coliforms. Coliforms are an indicator organism for hygiene levels and this agar is utilised in a variety of testing applications.

If your sample contains bacteria, colonies will grow on the dipslide. To interpret your dipslide results, you would count the colonies and compare with the chart provided.

PM Dipslide Applications

  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Clinical
  • Cosmetics
  • Food safety

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

How to use the PM 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 Pseudomonas / MacConkey 3 slide from tube

Step 1 : Remove slide

Carefully remove the sterile Pseudomonas / MacConkey 3 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 Pseudomonas / MacConkey 3 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 Pseudomonas / MacConkey 3 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.

PM Dipslide 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 : PM

Internal catalogue reference : DS001-15

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