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SurfACE™ Drag Swabs

Microbiology Indicator microorganisms Pathogenic bacteria Spoilage microorganisms Primary Production

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Description & Properties

Drag swab kits are sterile sampling devices used to sample poultry litter for pathogenic organisms such as Salmonella. The 12-ply 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) biocide-free cotton gauze or 3" x 1.5" (7.5 x 3.5 cm) biocide-free cellulose sponge are re-moistened with 10 ml skim milk packaged in foil pouches or 120 ml plastic screw-cap. The shelf life is 24 months (in foil) or 12 months (in vial) from production. Swabs are vailable with or without string attached (6 ft, 1.8 m). Twirl-tie bag (24 oz; 5.5" x 9") and gloves are included (except 10002378 and 10002374). Bags can be opened easily with attached pull tabs and inlcude a label area for sample identification. Drag swabs are irradiated for proven sterility.
MicrobiologyIndicator microorganisms, Pathogenic bacteria, Spoilage microorganisms
Technology/ApplicationPrimary Production
Storage Temperature15°C - 25°C
Product/EnvironmentEnvironmental Monitoring