Manufacturer: Bio-Rad Laboratories, S.A.
Principle: Listeria spp. colonies appear blue due to ß-glucosidase activity
Approvals: AOAC RI, NF Validation by AFNOR Certification
Suitability: For laboratories performing an environmental monitoring programme
Capital equipment required: No
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.
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.