Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a psychrotrophic bacterium and can proliferate at low temperatures, causing spoilage of refrigerated food products such as meat, poultry, fish, milk, and dairy products.
It is ubiquitous and thrives in soil, fresh water, and marine environments. Aside from food products, it is also known to contaminate clinical environments and cosmetics/pharmaceutical products.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is pathogenic and is a common target for the food and pharmaceutical industries.
Advantages of using CompactDry PA to identify Pseudomonas aeruginosa
CompactDry PA is a ready-to-use, chromogenic, selective culture plate specifically targeted at Pseudomonas aeruginosa detection. It is identified by a red colour colony, surrounded by a greenish–yellow halo as a result of the tetrazolium salt redox indicator contained in the Pseudomonas selective culture media.