RAPID'Sakazakii Agar Plates #3563971


Assay type Chromogenic media
Organism Cronobacter, Enterobacter sakazakii
Number Description Options
356-3971-MSDS RAPID'sakazakii Agar English

Use RAPID'Sakazakii Agar Plates for the detection and enumeration of Cronobacter spp. (formerly classified as Enterobacter sakazakii). RAPID'Sakazakii Medium is based on the chromogenic detection of α-gluconidase, using the substrate 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl α-D-glucopyranoside (X-Glc).

Features and Benefits

  • Test dried products for infant feeding, their raw materials, as well as the production environment
  • Validated short 24 hr protocol — can  be used with infant milk powders due to their very low interfering contaminating flora — provides results after 18 hr non-selective enrichment in buffered peptone water broth
  • Cronobacter sakazakii and other Cronobacter spp. form turquoise-colored colonies
  • Non-Cronobacter spp. form light purple or gray colonies if not inhibited
  • To confirm positive tests with iQ-Check® Cronobacter spp. Real-Time PCR Kit


Certified NF VALIDATION according to the ISO 16140 standard and validated by the AOAC.

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