AOAC RI Approval for RIDA®COUNT E. coli/Coliform (R1007)
The RIDA®COUNT E.coli/Coliform (Art.No.R1007) test card has been successfully validated and approved by the AOAC Research Institute (license number: 070901). The performance of this test card has been reviewed by the institute's Performance Tested MethodsSM Program and was found to perform as stated by the manufacturer for meat and meat products.
The principle of all the different RIDA®COUNT test cards is based on including specific chromogens into modified standard media. The nutrient composition of the RIDA®COUNT E. coli/Coliform test consists of a modified VRB (Violet Red Bile) medium. Non-coliforms are inhibited by the bile salts in the medium. A coliform specific enzyme, is converted by any coliforms present into a blue dye which leads to the formation of blue or blue-green colonies.
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Posted on February 8, 2010