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Lactobacillus Species Count

Category Microbiology Laboratory
Test Lactobacillus Species Count
Description

Primarily a concern in the dairy industry, Lactobacillus species are among the thermoduric bacteria that are in the initial microflora of freshly pasteurized milk. This organism is also frequently used as a starter culture for products such as yogurt and cheese.

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

EMSL Test Code: F124

Sample retention time – 30 days, unless highly perishable