NEOGEN Culture Media (NCM) – Dehydrated Culture Media

NEOGEN Culture Media (NCM) – Dehydrated Culture Media The world of microbiology testing is constantly progressing and evolving. As reference standards are routinely updated and advances in technology allow for more efficient protocols, we continue to develop and improve the Neogen Culture Media product range to ensure you have the most up to date and…

NISSUI Compact Dry TC (Total Viable Count)

NISSUI Compact Dry TC (Total Viable Count) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Refers to all microorganisms present in a sample which can tolerate the presence of oxygen and does not have specific growth requirements typically not included in the formulation of general purpose media. In accordance to Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation, Total Count is…

NISSUI Compact Dry EC (E. coli & Coliform)

NISSUI Compact Dry EC (E. coli & Coliform) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Escherichia coli is a coliform which is found in the gut of warm-blooded animals making it an excellent indicator for fecal contamination. Not all E. coli are pathogenic but there are strains which can be considered as opportunistic bacteria infecting an immunocompromised host.…

NISSUI Compact Dry YM (Yeast & Mold)

NISSUI Compact Dry YM (Yeast & Mold) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Yeasts and molds (YM are spore forming microorganism. These spores are resistant to harsh conditions like extreme pH, drought, and extreme temperature. YM is the index of the cleanliness of environmental bioaerosol in different production plants. Failure to comply with the tolerable amount of…

NISSUI Compact Dry YMR (Rapid Yeast & Mold)

NISSUI Compact Dry YMR (Rapid Yeast & Mold) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Yeasts and molds (YM are spore forming microorganism. These spores are resistant to harsh conditions like extreme pH, drought, and extreme temperature. YM is the index of the cleanliness of environmental bioaerosol in different production plants. Failure to comply with the tolerable amount…

NISSUI Compact Dry X-SA (Staphylococcus Aureus)

NISSUI Compact Dry X-SA (Staphylococcus Aureus) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Staphylococcus aureus is a common human microflora, it can naturally be found on the skin, nose, and hair. Due to this, it is commonly used as index of food handlers’ personal hygiene. Thus, high staphylococcal population in food system indicates poor hygiene and sanitation. They…

NISSUI Compact Dry X-BC (Bacillus Cereus)

Compact Dry X-BC (For Bacillus Cereus) NordVal  | MicroVal Bacillus cereus is Gram-positive, aerobic, spore-forming bacterium which usually thrive in soil, vegetable, and various raw and processed food products. Bacillus spores can survive adverse condition and germinate if condition improve, a trait which makes completely eliminating them difficult. Studies showed that when the bacterial population…

NISSUI Compact Dry VP (Vibrio Parahaemolyticus)

NISSUI Compact Dry VP (For Vibrio Parahaemolyticus) Vibrio is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria which is characterized by a rigid curve, it is usually motile due to the single polar flagellum. V. cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus, and V. vulnificus are the three known pathogenic species of Vibrio with documented cases. Vibrio are commonly found in seawater as they can tolerate high salt concentration.…

NISSUI Compact Dry LS (Listeria species)

NISSUI Compact Dry LS (Listeria species) Listeria are Gram-positive, motile (at mesophilic condition), psychrotrophic bacteria with six (6) known species – L. monocytogenes, L. innocua, L. seeligeri, L. welshimeri, L. ivanovii, and L. grayi. They are associated with clinical importance due to their virulence activity. But among the six species of Listeria, the most prevalent…

NISSUI – Compact Dry ETB (Enterobacteriaceae)

NISSUI – Compact Dry ETB (Enterobacteriaceae) AOAC  | NordVal | MicroVal Enterobacteriaceae is a family under the Gram-negative bacteria with known characteristic of being facultative anaerobe, non-spore former, and commonly motile but non-motile genera are also present. Enterobacteriaceae is commonly found in the environment as well as the gut of animals. Almost all foodborne pathogenic bacteria…