EasyDisc platform

Faster, easier quantification of heterotrophic bacteria

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The EasyDisc platform provides heterotrophic plate count results without media preparation or extensive quality control.
  • No equipment, autoclaving, or agar preparation
  • 18-month shelf life eliminates waste and improves workflow
  • Smaller plate size reduces plastic waste by more than half

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Bright blue colonies on IDEXX EasyDisc plate grid

Benefits and features

  • Bright blue colonies make reading the test faster than traditional methods 
  • Less than 1 minute of hands-on time
  • Simplified procedure minimizes chance of contamination
  • Minimal quality control (QC) compared to traditional methods
  • Built-in gridlines make reading the test easier than traditional methods

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EasyDisc tests

IDEXX EasyDisc YEA Test box

EasyDisc YEA Test

Get results for drinking and source water in 44 hours at 36°C or 68 hours at 22°C. 

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IDEXX EasyDisc PCA Test box

EasyDisc PCA Test

Get results for drinking and source water in 48 hours at 35°C.

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IDEXX EasyDisc R2A Test box

EasyDisc R2A Test

Get results for medical and/or pharmaceutical waters in 5–7 days at 20–28°C.

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EasyDisc DEV Test packaging.

EasyDisc DEV Test

Get results for drinking and source water in 44 hours at 20°C or 36°C.

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†Heterotrophic plate count (HPC) is also referred to as total plate count (TPC) or total viable count (TVC) in some regions.