BactTest Gram Negative Detection Kit

The BactTest (TM) Gram negative detection kit is a presumptive screen intended for the rapid detection of e.coli bacteria from either a swab sample (for surface detection) or 1mL water sample (for liquid detection) using the FluoroQuik BactTest handheld fluorometer. The assay utilizes a fluorogenic substrate which, when hydrolyzed by a specific enzyme (during peptide hydrolysis), produces a fluorescence which is conveniently read by the BT-360/460-B fluorometer.

Part Number:
  • GMNG-S50-ET (for surface sample)
  • GMNG-W50-ET (for water sample)
  • BT-360/460-B (handheld fluorometer)
  • Specifications

    • Sample: Surface sample collected by swab, or 1-mL water sample.
    • Assay Performance:
      • Sufficient for 50 test.
      • Detection range: 100,000 CFU/sampling, immediately showing result.
      • Detection range: 1-100,000 CFU/sampling, after 3-10h of incubation.
      • Detection limit: 1 CFU/sampling.
    • Shipping and storage: The kit is shipped at room temperature. Store the reagents at 4 deg-C. Shelf life: 12 months.

    (Carrying case and fluorometer shown in the picture are not included in the assay kit and sold separately.)

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