Compact Dry LM

Article no: 1800899
  • Ready and easy to use portable plate: Preparation of medium is not required, which eliminates waste of medium as well as sterilizing apparatus to prepare the medium.
  • Detection of colonies on plate is simple and clear.
  • Single colonies on the plate can be isolated for further identification tests
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Compact Dry LM is a ready-to-use, chromogenic plate for enumeration and detection of Listeria monocytogenes. A characteristic coloration on the medium of the Compact Dry Plate distinguishes colonies of Listeria monocytogenes from other Listeria species. These are pathogenic microorganism of the Listeria genus. They pose a particular risk to immunocompromised people. Listeria monocytogenes can survive at low refrigeration temperatures.

Scope of delivery

  • 1400 Plates
  • 500 Plates
  • 240 Plates
  • 40 Plates

Specifications

Article Number 1802885 | 1801014 | 1801013 | 1800899
Incubation time and temperature 30 ± 1 ℃ for 25 ± 1 hours
Shelf life 18 months after manufacturing
Storage Room temperature (+ 1 to + 30 °C)

Instructions

Extraction procedure

Sample preparation

  • Detection in solid foodstuffs, water or liquid foodstuffs
    • Add 9 times volume of half-Fraser broth to the sample and homogenize by Homogenizer. Incubate at 30 + 1°C for 25 + 1 hours for enrichment culture.
  • Detection in wiped sample
    • Add 9 times volume of half-Fraser broth to the wiping solution. Incubate at 30 + 1°C for 25 + 1 hours for enrichment culture.

Directions

  • Open aluminum pouch and take out a set of 4 plates.
  • Detach the quantity you need from a set of four by bending up and down while pressing the lid.
  • Take off the lid of the plate and drop 1 ml of a sterilized diluent (ex. saline) in the middle of a dry sheet to transform the whole of the sheet to gel.
  • Drop 0.1 mL of enrichment culture in the middle of the sheet. Streak the sheet with the inoculum from top to bottom by a loop softly and spread it over the whole of the sheet in order to get single colonies.
  • Turn over the capped plate after putting the lid again, and then incubate for 24 + 2 hours at 37 + 1°C. If colonies of presumptive L. monocytogenes are evident, the incubation may be stopped at this stage. If they are not evident, incubate for additional 24 + 2 hours at 37 + 1°C.

Operating Procedure for Enumeration

Preparation of specimen

  • Viable count in solid foodstuffs
    • Add 9 times volume of Buffered Peptone Water) to the sample and homogenize by Homogenizer. Pipette 1mL of homogenized specimen (to be further diluted if necessary) in the middle of a dry sheet of Compact Dry LM.
  • Viable count in water or liquid foodstuffs
    • Pipette 1mL of liquid sample (to be diluted if necessary) in the middle of a dry sheet of Compact Dry LM.
  • Viable count in wiped sample
    • Inoculate 1mL of wiping solution (to be diluted if necessary) in the middle of a dry sheet of Compact Dry LM. It is recommended to use Compact Dy swab

Directions

  • Open aluminum pouch and take out a set of 4 plates.
  • Detach the quantity you need from a set of four by bending up and down while pressing the lid.
  • Take off the lid of the plate and drop 1 ml of specimen in the middle of a dry sheet. Specimen diffuses automatically and evenly into all over the sheet (a medium size of 20 cm2) to transform it into gel.
  • Turn over the capped plate after putting the lid again, and then incubate for 24 + 2 hours at 37 + 1°C. If colonies of presumptive L. monocytogenes are evident, the incubation may be stopped at this stage. If they are not evident, incubate for additional 24 + 2 hours at 37 + 1°C

Precaution for use:

Precaution for Detection and Enumeration

  • During inoculation, do not touch the surface of medium and/or tip of dropper, and be careful to avoid any contamination by falling microorganism.
  • During incubation, keep lid tight of Compact Dry to avoid any possible dehydration.
  • It is recommended to use a stomacher bag with filter to eliminate risks of carry-over of tiny pieces of foodstuffs into the surface of the medium.

Precaution for Detection

  • During streaking, do not put strength into a loop and slip it softly on the surface of a sheet. A loop which has a large diameter and a smooth surface is suitable for streaking. Precaution for Enumeration
  • Specimen should be diluted by buffer solution to the level of concentration of less than 300 cfu/plate.
  • If bacteria of more than 10 to 4 cfu are inoculated in a plate, no independent colonies are formed, and the whole medium gets stained.
  • If the nature of specimen does affect the result, the specimen should be inoculated only after the cause is eliminated by means of such as dilution and others. For example: specimens such as high viscosity, deep color, and too high or too low pH.

Interpretation in Detection

  • Interpret red colonies with or without blue surrounds as presumptive positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
  • If a volume of L. monocytogenes is too much, no single colonies are formed and the whole of a sheet or the streaked part of a sheet looks red-colored. Interpret the result as presumptive positive in this case too.

Interpretation in Enumeration

  • Count red colonies with or without blue surrounds for presumptive L. monocytogenes. Interpretation in Detection and Enumeration
  • If presumptive colonies of L. monocytogenes are observed, perform confirmation tests by ISO11290-1:2017, ISO11290-2:2017 or other methods.

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