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RAPID'Listeria spp. Chromogenic Media

RAPID'Listeria spp. chromogenic media
Manufacturer: Bio-Rad Laboratories, S.A.

Principle: Listeria spp. colonies appear blue due to ß-glucosidase activity

Automation: NO

Approvals: AOAC RI, NF Validation by AFNOR Certification

Suitability: For laboratories performing an environmental monitoring programme

Capital equipment required: No


RAPID'Listeria spp. agar is an affordable selective chromogenic medium for detection of Listeria spp. in food and environmental samples.

Listeria spp. are ß-glucosidase positive and appear as blue-green colonies against the whiteish agar, selective agents in the medium inhibits interfering flora, and the nutrient-rich medium enables rapid growth and identification of Listeria spp. in 24 hr, after 24 hr of enrichment. Confirmation of Listeria can be performed on RAPID' L.mono agar (+Gram and catalase tests) or single spot on Palcam.

RAPID’Listeria spp. agar can also be used to confirm positive results on iQ-Check™ Listeria spp.

Key Points:
  • A rapid economical solution for Listeria spp. detection, with sample to result in just 48 hrs.
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