They are given by Dr. Carol Ripollès Ávila and Dr. Maria Martínez Garcia, in the laboratory V0-160. Attendance is limited to 26 people per group. Attendance of the three sessions is required. Different rapid methods are assayed.

GUIDE (download PDF)

Mornings group

Wednesday, 25th November · 9:15 a.m.-12 noon

  • Sample preparation and plating automated procedures: dilutors Smart Dilutor W and Dilumat, homogenizers Stomacher, Pulsifier and Smasher, serial dilution systems Dilucup-Dilushaker and Serial Diluter; spiral platers Eddy Jet 2W and WASP Touch
  • Rapid viable cell count methods: Vitroids and LENTICULE discs (certified reference microorganisms); Petrifilm and Petrifilm Aqua (plates and reader), DryPlates; Colilert-18, Pseudalert and Quanti-Tray; NEO-GRID (hydrophobic grid membrane); Milliflex Quantum; SimPlate; colony counters ProtoCOL 3 and Quantica 500
  • Method for enumeration by miniaturized MPN: TEMPO AC and EC

Thursday, 26th November – Thanksgiving day · 9:15-11:45 a.m.

  • Environmental control procedures: RODAC and Count-Tact plates; contact slides; Quick Swab; samplers Sampl’air and AIRIDEAL; exclusive wipes premium; MonitorMark
  • Chromogenic culture media: SALMA One Day, ALOA, chromID Coli, Baird-Parker RPF agar, Brilliance Salmonella agar (Oxoid Salmonella Precis method), Brilliance Listeria agar (Oxoid Listeria Precis method), Brilliance Staph 24 agar, Brilliance coliform agar, RAPID’Salmonella, RAPID’E.coli 2, RAPID’L.mono, rhamnose test, IRIS Salmonella agar, COMPASS Listeria agar, Chromocult coliform agar
  • Diagnostic kits: API (kit and reader), RAPIDEC, BBL Crystal ID (kit and reader), RapID ONE, Microbact, Microgen ID, EnteroPluri-Test, HACCP System Plus
  • Other environmental control procedures:
    • bioluminescence: MicroSnap
  • Immunological detection methods:
    • immunoprecipitation: 1-2 Test for Salmonella
    • lateral immunomigration: Singlepath, VIP Gold, Reveal 2.0
  • Method for enumeration by miniaturized MPN: reading of TEMPO AC and EC

Friday, 27th November · 9-11 a.m.

  • Diagnostic kits: O·B·I·S·, enzyme confirmation cards, ID membranes
  • Other environmental control procedures:
    • ATP – bioluminescence: luminometers Clean-Trace, AccuPoint Advanced, MVP ICON, EnSURE and EnSURE Touch
    • colorimetry: Contam Swab, FLASH, Clean Test, InSite, AllerSnap
    • others: BioFinder
  • Sample analysis automated procedure:
    • colorimetry: multiparametric analyser Y15 (histamine, sulfite, lactic acid, ethanol, milk protein)
  • Immunological detection methods:
    • confirmation by latex agglutination: Microgen latex, Oxoid latex test
    • lateral immunomigration: Reveal Q+ for DON and aflatoxins (kit and reader Raptor), Reveal 3D for allergens (milk), AllerFlow gluten
  • Molecular biology (methods other than PCR): Molecular Detection System (MDS), Amplified Nucleic Single Temperature Reaction (ANSR)
  • Reading: rapid viable cell count methods, environmental control procedures, chromogenic culture media, diagnostic kits, immunological detection methods
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