Coliphages

New microbial parameter for water quality assessment

Rapid Kit

High level water quality testing has never been so quick.

Training Days

An excellent opportunity to learn more about coliphage enumeration and the evolving regulatory landscape in water microbiology.

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Safe water for a better world

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Safe water for a better world

A NEW APPROACH FOR WATER TESTING

Why Coliphages

In general, bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria and are extremely abundant in nature, probably the most abundant life form on Earth. In particular, bacteriophages outnumber bacteria in most habitats studied including microbial communities associated with humans and animals.
In a facility with filters, membranes or other technology, monitoring of bacteriophages provides greater safety than that of bacteria, due to their size (smaller than bacteria) and greater abundance.

The quickest, most accurate and easy-to-use viral indicator tests available for microbial water quality assessment

Main Characteristics

quick results

< 6’5 hours

equivalence

To ISO and US-EPA standard methods

easy-to-use

Basic laboratory equipment

high sensitivity

Low limit of 1pfu/100 mL

easy storage

Biological material at -20ºC
Rest of components at Room Temperature

effective test results

Presence/Absence
Quantitative

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