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KAA + Plate Count Dipslide (Box of 10)

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  • Kanamycin Aesculin Azide (KAA) + Plate Count Dipslide (Box of 10)
Kanamycin Aesculin Azide (KAA) + Plate Count Dipslide (Box of 10)

This dipslide tests for enterococci on one side and total count (particularly for dairy products) on the other side.

Pack Size
10 dipslides

£11.96
Made in the UK
Manufactured in ISO 9001 certified conditions.
Worldwide shipping available
Pay via Credit/Debit Card, PayPal or bank transfer online. PO number can be added during checkout if required.

Quantity

The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 150.

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Volume Discounts
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 KAA
Front Agar Colour Straw
Front Agar Growth Enterococci
Rear Agar Type Plate Count (PCA)
Rear Agar Colour Straw
Rear Agar Growth Total Count
Shelf Life 6 to 8 months
Certification ISO 9001
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 kaa + plate count dipslide (box of 10)

The KAAP dipslide features two different agars (culture medium). KAA agar measures enterococci levels and plate count agar measures a total viable count (particularly for dairy products).

If your sample contains microbiological contaminants, colonies will grow on the dipslide agars. You can then count the colonies and compare with the chart provided to assess the level of contamination.

The dipslides come in a box of 10 with each dipslide housed within a shatterproof plastic tube.

Industry sectors include

  • Food
  • Dairy Products
  • Clinical specimens

How to use the KAAP dip slide

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 Kanamycin Aesculin Azide (KAA) + Plate Count slide from tube

Step 1 : Remove slide

Carefully remove the sterile KAA + Plate Count 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 KAA + Plate Count 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 KAA + Plate Count 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 sample 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.

KAAP Dipslide Features

Flexable 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 : KAAP

Internal catalogue reference : DS001-60

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