Make colony counting for the bacterial assessment of urine simple with the easily disposable Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Dip-Slides™ Clinical. Simple and safe for an unskilled operator to use, these dip slides are coated on both sides with a solid culture medium with the opportunity for different media to be carried on each side, making the process time- and cost-effective. This sterile dip slide can be inoculated in the ward or doctor’s surgery and then returned to its plastic container for easy transport back to the laboratory.
Previous methods of detecting urinary tract infections depended on freshly voided urine being delivered promptly to a bacteriological laboratory for examination, either immediately or after a short period of refrigerated storage. The dip slide was developed as a logical extension of this method, using a microscope slide coated on each side with a different culture medium. With these dip slides, larger areas of media can be used for bacterial assessment of urine, making them time- and cost-effective.
Slide is made of easily disposable plastic with raised edges to ensure an even thickness of culture medium
Molded grid allows for easier colony counting
Slide is shaped to ensure drainage of fluid from the slide
Cap forms a convenient handle by which it may be held without risk of touching the culture medium
Bacteria chart is included, make examining growth simple for the operator and where laboratory facilities are limited
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