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Lactic Acid Bacteria Count

Category Microbiology Laboratory
Test Lactic Acid Bacteria Count
Description

Acid-producing microorganisms are ubiquitous in nature and associated with many raw and processed food products. One of the most industrially important groups of acid-producing bacteria is the lactic acid bacteria. Depending on the food type and application Lactic Acid bacteria can be considered a beneficial organism or a spoilage organism. Lactic Acid Bacteria Counts will give an overall level of this group of bacteria in a given product or sample. 

50g minimum sample is recommended. Environmental surface samples can also be analyzed.

EMSL Test Code: F123

Sample retention time – 30 days, unless highly perishable