ESC Swab system combines a swab with a rinse solution or broth in a convenient plastic tube. The environmental sampling line helps food technologists and quality control managers assess microbial presence on surfaces and equipment.
Bacteria can grow on surfaces, equipment or food. Pathogens such as Salmonella, E. Coli and Listeria, can infect food, water, meat and dairy products which can lead to foodborne illness.
ESC Swab offer a simple and convenient solution to the serious task of food hygiene monitoring.
· Swab based system allows access to hard to reach or uneven surfaces that often harbor bacteria
· Pre-moistened swabs simplify and improve the food hygiene monitoring process, improving sample uptake, especially on dry surfaces
· ESC Swab transport medium neutralizes antibacterial or anti-microbial cleansing agents on surfaces in order to paint a clear picture of any bacteria present
· Letheen broth promotes the overgrowth of stressed bacteria and contains a neutralizer.
Available in a wide range of rinse solutions, liquid fill volumes, swab choices and packaging configurations, ESC Swab environmental monitoring swabs are an effective method for detection and quantification of microorganisms.