Colony Counters

Interscience, Metagene Pty Ltd, Colony Counter

1. HIGH RESOLUTION AND PERFORMANCE
• Minimum colony size: 0.05mm
• 1000 colonies CFU detected in 1 second
• Live image (zoom x28)
• Counts 30 dishes in 5 minutes (in real conditions with presettings)
• Fully automatic lighting: lights controlled by computer and motorised background colour

2. COUNTS ON:

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3. SOFTWARE EFFICIENCY
• All functions in 1 window
• Automatic optimisation of the contrast, luminosity and sensitivity
• Automatic corrections of the agar defects
• Automatic separation of confluent colonies
• Automatic elimination of counting grids
• Cross on each counted colony
• Polygonal exclusion areas
• Pre-set medias: PCA/TSA, MRS, VRBL, TBX, TSC, Baird Parker, GVPC, L.Mono, YM

4. INHIBITION ZONE, AGAR WELL
• Rapid detection: up to 8 antibiotic sensitivities in 1 click
• Inhibition zones and agar wells can be manually added or deleted
• Built-in antibiotic database (CA-SFM, French Society of Microbiology)
• Precision of inhibition zone measurement: 0.3mm
• Precision of agar well measurement: 0.3mm
• Reads on: Muller Hinton agar, blood agar, chocolate agar

5. FULL TRACEABILITY
• Harmonisation of the results within a team
• Automatic archiving and printing of data: pictures, comments and results
• External traceability (Session saved, Excel™, PDF, JPEG, BMP, Scan® printed report)
• Internal traceability (Barcode, file archive, LIMS connection)
• Securisation of the sessions (Compliance with CFR 21 part 11: system securisation, operational controls and documentation management)

6. EXCELLENT REPRODUCIBILITY AND REPEATABILITY
• GLP (Good laboratory Practice)
• CFR 21 Part 11

Scan® SOFTWARE
Scan® automatic colony counters use an exclusive software developped by INTERSCIENCE: evolutive, user-friendly and powerful.

There are numerous advantages in using Scan® counting software:
• Only one click to count
• Only one setting cursor
• Traceability: automatic saving of data, Excel™ export

Interscience, Metagene Pty Ltd, Colony Counter, Petri Dishes

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