Microbial Detection - Charm Sciences

Fast Phage PA


Fast Phage PA qualitatively detects as little as one coliphage per 100 mL water sample. The presence or absence of coliphage in ground water is considered a fecal contamination indicator. The Fast Phage PA method gives an early warning indicator in eight hours—enabling same-day remediation. Confirmation is available in 16 hours—much sooner than traditional methods.

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PathoGel is a single use, self-contained test with selective medium designed to detect coliform, E. coli and hydrogen sulfide producing enterobacteriaceae (e.g., salmonella, citrobacter) in food, beverages and waters.

PathoGel contains a special “gelling” agent that allows quantitation of colony forming units as well as presence/ absence determination. 

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