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Fructose Disks

suitable for microbiology, Sterile filter paper discs impregnated with Fructose

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Synonym(s):
Carbohydrate discs
NACRES:
NA.85

Quality Level

sterility

sterile

product line

BioChemika

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

packaging

pkg of 10 × 25 discs

technique(s)

microbe id | utilization test: suitable

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical

microbiology

storage temp.

2-8°C

suitability

Enterobacter spp.
Escherichia coli
Klebsiella spp.
Salmonella spp.
Serratia spp.
Shigella spp.
Streptococcus spp.
bacteria

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packaging

pkg of 10 × 25 discs

packaging

pkg of 10 × 25 discs

packaging

pkg of 10 × 25 discs

packaging

pkg of 10 × 25 discs

product line

BioChemika

product line

BioChemika

product line

BioChemika

product line

BioChemika

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

microbe id | utilization test: suitable

technique(s)

microbe id | utilization test: suitable

technique(s)

microbe id | utilization test: suitable

technique(s)

microbe id | utilization test: suitable

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical, microbiology

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical, microbiology

application(s)

clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical, microbiology

General description

Fructose Discs are used to differentiate bacteria based on the fructose fermentation ability. Microorganisms can only ferment certain carbohydrates, depending on the enzymes they possess to break down carbohydrates. Fermentation can be detected by gas production (CO2) in liquid media and/or color change of pH caused by acid production. The fructose discs are aseptically added to any sugar-free basal media to test the ability of the organism to hydrolyze fructose, a ketonic dietary monosaccharide, as the sole source of carbon and energy during fermentation. Fructose is typically fermented under acid production by many Enterobacter and coliform bacteria.

Application

Fructose Discs are recommended to detect fructose fermenting bacteria in food and environmental samples. They find their application in various sectors such as the food and dairy industry, water industry, pharmaceutical laboratory testing, cosmetic industry, environmental and sanitary testing, clinical diagnostic, etc.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry in general. The Salmonella family includes over 2,300 serotypes of bacteria, but two types, Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium, are responsible for about half of all human infections. Most outbreaks of Salmonella are traced back to dairy, poultry and meat products, but Salmonella can grow on nearly any food. Chicken, eggs and their derivative products are particularly high risk.

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