Total Bacteria in Environmental Water QC

Total Bacteria (Method Number 9215; USP 61, 71)

M-TGE Broth: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °CM-TGE Broth: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °C











Tryptic Soy Broth USP: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °CTryptic Soy Broth USP: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °C










HPC Broth: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °CHPC Broth: S. epidermidis, 24 hour culture at 35 °C








 















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Recommended Media Broth:

Broth M-TGE Trypticase Soy USP HPC with HPC Indicator
Target Organisms Total Bacteria Total Bacteria Total Bacteria
Recovery (versus control) > 85% > 85% > 85%
Positive Control Test Organism(s) E. coli; S. epidermidis E. coli E. coli; S. epidermidis
pH at 25 °C 7.0 ± 0.2 7.0 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.2
Shelf Life (2 - 8 °C) 1 year 1 year 1 year
Media Color Pale yellow Pale yellow Pale yellow
Colony Color Organism dependent Red Organism dependent

Recommended Filters:

GN-6 Metricel® Membrane Disc Filter
GN-6 Metricel® Membrane Disc Filter Ideal for isolation and enumeration of Total and Fecal Coliforms, E. coli, Fecal Streptococcus, fungi, and other heterotrophic organisms.



Supor® PES Membrane Disc Filters 
Supor PES Membrane Disc FiltersHighly retentive, certified membrane for isolation and enumeration of organisms.




MicroFunnel™ Filter Funnels
MicroFunnel Filter Funnels Increase efficiency with convenient, ready-to-use disposable filter funnels.




Magnetic Filter Funnels
Magnetic Filter FunnelsUnique magnetic seal allows easy, one-handed vacuum filtration of liquids.