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3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates
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3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plate provides confirmed Staphylococcus aureus results within 22 hours. 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates streamline your staph testing and ensures fast, confirmed results in a few steps. Distinctive red-violet colonies make interpretation very easy – quickly, effectively and accurately.

Results in as few as 22 hours with three easy steps:

1) Inoculate - easy to inoculate, lift the top film and add sample
2) Incubate - designed to maximize incubator space
3) Enumerate - distinctive colonies appear in as few as 22 hours. A built-in grid makes counting colonies fast and easy


If you encounter high background flora in your staph testing, the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Disk can be used to identify S. aureus from all suspect colonies.

Improved Productivity/Reduced Costs
3M Petrifilm Staph Express Count Plate provides performance equivalent to the U.S. F.D.A. Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) three-plate Baird-Parker agar and coagulase method. The 3M Petrifilm Plate technology allows lab technicians to complete more tests in less time when compared to conventional methods. As a result, it increases productivity and reduces labor costs – allowing effective management of labor budgets and overall lab costs.

With 3M products, gain an international partner that provides support worldwide - reliability you can count on.

Find out Where to Buy our Products.

Product Name Description MSDS
3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates 6490 

50 plates/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates (STX) for S. aureus enumeration 

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates 6491  

500 plates/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates (STX) for S. aureus enumeration 

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Disk 6492 (20 disks/pouch)  

20 disks/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Disks for S. aureus enumeration of samples with high background flora 

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Disk 6493 (100 disks/pouch)  

100 disks/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Disks for S. aureus enumeration of samples with high background flora 

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Benefits

3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plate is ready to use at any moment for testing equipment, raw materials, food products and the manufacturing environment enabling you to monitor critical control points more frequently. One 3M Petrifilm Staph Express Count Plate provides equivalent performance to the U.S. F.D.A. Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) three-plate Baird-Parker agar plus coagulase method. By using labor-saving 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates, you’ll have time to monitor critical control points more often.

  • Results in as few as 22 hours.
  • A built in grid facilitates counting colonies, giving you fast, precise and accurate results.

  • Increased technician labor productivity. Reduced costs.
  • A survey of 274 plants who converted to 3M Petrifilm Plates from traditional agar methods found an average labor savings of 45% and an average increased technician efficiency of 80%.

    Our full line of easy-to-use 3M Petrifilm Plates can provide you with many benefits over traditional methods:
  • Accurate results in three easy steps: inoculate, incubate and count
  • Improved efficiency
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Standardization of methodology
  • Consistent and reliable test results

    Reliability you can count on.
    When you use 3M products, you gain an international partner that has the resources to support you.