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About the malt extract + malt extract dipslides (box of 10)
Malt Extract is a general purpose agar that reduces bacterial growth and isolates a yeast and mould count.
Each dipslide features a virtually unbreakable and flexible paddle allowing for even, full surface testing.
Easy Run Off Design
Due to the design of the dipslide, fluids will drain off quickly during testing.
Each slide has a handle built into the lid that is recessed to help keep your fingers dry during testing.
One side of the slide will have a circle indicator so you know which side was used for testing which type of contaminant.
Each dipslide is dual sided to allow multiple contamination testing with one test.
Thick Reliable Agar
Each agar is thick (approx 4mm) and raised above the dipslide to allow for easy surface testing.
Using the YF Dipslide
For air sampling (to test the air for spores)
- Remove slide from container
- Being careful not to touch the agar, turn the slide upside down and place the top side of the slide (where the cap is) into the container where it will slot in.
- Leave for approx 15 - 20 minutes
- Replace the slide within the container and incubate
Step 1 : Remove slide
Carefully remove the sterile Malt Extract dip slide from its tube ensuring that no contact is made with the agar (to avoid contamination).
Step 2 : If Surface Testing
For surface testing, press the Malt Extract 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.
Step 2 : If liquid testing
For liquid testing, immerse the Malt Extract dipslide into the fluid for 10 seconds then remove and allow to drain for a few seconds.
Step 2 : If swab testing
Apply a sample of the test substance to a sterile swab and gently apply to the agars.
Step 3 : Incubate Slide
Label the tube with the included stickers then place the slide into an incubator and allow to incubate.
Step 4 : Compare results
Count the amount of colonies that have grown on the slide and compare them to the comparison chart provided.
Industry sectors include
- Industrial fluids
Product Reference : YF
Internal catalogue reference : DS001-63
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