3M™ Petrifilm® Staph Express Count Plates

Item No.  700002230  |  Catalog No.  6490

  • Results in 24 Hours.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Unique system to facilitate the enumeration of S. aureus
  • 3M™ Petrifilm® Plates use 75% less energy, use 79% less water, produce 75% less greenhouse gases and result in 66% less waste (by weight and volume) compared to competitive agar methods.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
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The 3M™ Petrifilm® Staph Express (STX) System consists of a 3M™ Petrifilm® Staph Express Count (STX) Plate and a 3M™ Petrifilm® Staph Express (STX) Disk, which are packaged separately. The 3M Petrifilm STX Plate is a sample ready culture medium system which contains a coldwater soluble gelling agent. The chromogenic, modified Baird Parker medium in the plate is selective and differential for Staphylococcus aureus but may also indicate Staphylococcus hyicus (S. hyicus) or Staphylococcus intermedius (S. intermedius).

Three Steps Offer Fast and Easy to Interpret Results:

  1. Inoculate
  2. Incubate
  3. Interpret: Review the interpretation guide

3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer review publications.

Brand Petrifilm®
Analyte Staphylococcus aureus
Quantity per Package 50 plates
Package Weight 0.49 lb


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