EasyDisc DEV Test
Heterotrophic plate counts† in 44 hours
- No equipment, autoclaving, or agar preparation
- Results in 44 hours when incubated at 20°C or 36°C
- Easy-to-count blue colonies, designed to correlate with TrinkwV, §15(1c)1
Easy-to-use platform reduces waste and improves workflow
- 12-month shelf life eliminates waste and improves workflow
- 1-minute hands-on time
- Reduced QC
- Available in 25-count and 100-count configurations
Easy to run
Step 1. Remove lid and add 1 mL sample to the EasyDisc YEA plate.
Step 2. Gently swirl the plate to distribute the liquid, replace the lid, and incubate at room temperature for 20 minutes.
Step 3. Continue incubating at 20±2°C or 36±1°C for 44±4 hours. Inoculate at least one plate for incubation at each temperature.
Step 4. Count all colonies. Use 3–8x magnification to facilitate examination.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, the base and lid are both sterilized. There are 25 plates per plastic sleeve. Any unused plates should remain in the bag, and the bag should be closed. Do not leave any unused plates exposed to the environment.
The clear bottom portion of the plate is made of polystyrene #6 and is recyclable. The white cover/lid is made of low-density polyethylene #4 and is also recyclable.
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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.
Reference1. German Drinking Water Directive (TrinkwV), §15(1c).