Compact Dry is a ready-to-use test method which helps to reduce the time needed to perform microbial testing. Therefore, it allows maximum productivity by increasing efficiency. The plates can be used to test raw materials as well as finished products like food, beverage, meat, cosmetic or other samples. The Compact Dry plates can also be used as a contact plate for difficult areas using the Compact Dry swab.
Compact Dry is an easy-to-read results test method. Place 1ml of sample onto the plate, the liquid samples will self diffuse evenly over the whole plate. Incubate the plates at the temperature specified in the package inserts. The grown colonies are pigmented with different colours, developed by chromogenic substrates and redox indicators. The type of bacteria is identified by its colour. For further investigation bacteria can be easily selected.