ICUMSA Method GS2/3-41 (2011)

The Determination of the Total Mesophilic Bacterial Count in Refined Sugar Products by the Pour Plate Method or the Membrane Filtration Method - Official

ICUMSA Method GS2/3-41 (2011)
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This method is suitable for the determination of the total mesophilic bacteria levels in refined sugars. The method utilises two possible procedures, using either a pour plate technique (better for coloured sugars and higher levels of bacteria) or a filtration through a sterile membrane filter. Samples are incubated between 20 °C and 45 °C.

Online Access to ICUMSA Method GS2/3-41 (2011)

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