CRYSTAL VIOLET LACTOSE BROTH

Product Code TM 706

  • Description

    The extent to which total coliforms are present in the source water can indicate the general quality of that water and the likelihood that the water is faecally contaminated. Total coliforms are currently controlled in drinking water regulations (i.e. Total Coliform Rule) because their presence above the standard indicates inefficacy in treatment or in the distribution system. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all public water systems to monitor for total coliforms in distribution systems. If coliforms are found, then the public water system must further analyze coliform-positive sample for specific types of coliforms (i.e., faecal coliforms or E. coli). EPA is increasing protection from pathogens in surface water systems as part of the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule. Crystal Violet Lactose Broth is used for the detection of coliforms in such water filtration control works.

  • Principle

    for detection of coliforms in water filteration control works

  • Microorganism

    • Escherichia coli
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Staphylococcus epidermidis
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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