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Method GS2/3-49 (1998)


The Determination of Thermophilic Spore-Forming Bacteria in Refined Sugar Products by the Pour Plate Method or the Membrane Filter Method – Official



1 Scope and Field of Application

The method is used for the enumeration of thermophilic spore-forming bacteria in refined sugar products (General Subjects 2 and 3) [1,2,3]. With higher colony counts and dark-coloured products use the pour plate method (see also Method GS2/3-43). With low levels of microorganisms use the membrane filter method (see also Method GS2/3-41).

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