Calculating Counts When working with Sponge Samplers
When reporting counts from environmental sponge samples it is best to maintain consistency with the methodology from day to day and site to site, so that quantitative results can be compared on the same basis. This technical bulletin provides three options that you may want to consider when calculating counts from production surfaces sampled with sponges.
Performance Testing of EZ Reach Sponge Sampler with D/E Neutralizing Broth Held at Elevated Temperatures for 7 Days
While the long-term storage conditions for the EZ Reach sponge sampler with D/E Neutralizing Broth are 2-8°C, this study was conducted to verify that the product is not detrimentally impacted by short term exposure to the elevated temperatures that may be encountered when product is shipped to customers under ambient temperature conditions.
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