Enterobacteriaceae are facultative anaerobic Gram-negative bacteria. They are commonly found in the environment and animal intestines.
Many foodborne pathogens form part of the Enterobacteriaceae including Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Escherichia, Klebsiella, Proteus, Salmonella, Serratia, Shigella, and Yersinia.
Enterobacteriaceae test is a release parameter for various foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and cosmetics samples.
Advantages of using CompactDry ETB to test for Enterobacteriaceae in food.
CompactDry ETB is a ready-to-use dehydrated chromogenic media used for identification of Enterobacteriaceae.
The media contains glucose and selective agents for differentiation and enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae.
Enterobacteriaceae forms red/purple-coloured colonies.