Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853 Microswab QC culture (Sale Price)
Expiry Date: October 2018. Limited stock available. While stock lasts.
ZAR Price: R600.00 per microswab pack
A MicroSwab consists of a lyophilized pellet of a single micro-organism strain inside a pen-like
device. This pen-like device contains a sterile swab and rehydration fluid to facilitate the transfer of the micro-
organisms directly to culture media. The pellet has no defined CFU assay but a minimum of 1000 CFU /
pellet to ensure proper growth. Use MicroSwabs whenever a defined assay value is not needed. The MicroSwabs
are up to 4 passages removed from reference strain.
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ATCC cultures and is controlled to maintain its identity, purity and viability in products used in the industrial, clinical
or environmental setting.
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