SYMPHONY® Yeast & Molds Agar – now AFNOR-validated!

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SYMPHONY® Yeast & Molds Agar – now AFNOR-validated!

SYMPHONY® is a rapid method for enumeration of yeasts and moulds without need for confirmation tests. MSC and BioKar are delighted to announce that as of January 2019 SYMPHONY® is now AFNOR-validated.

SYMPHONY® allows the enumeration of yeasts and moulds in human and animal food products and environmental samples from the production area.

SYMPHONY® is formulated to ensure the development of yeasts and moulds within 54 hours/3 days.

Symphony Highlights


• Specific detection of yeasts and moulds with a limitation of the spread of thallus of Mucor.
• Optimized to inhibit secondary flora which may interfere with analysis
• Reading after only 54 hours of incubation, incubation can be extended to 72 hours if required
• Results at day+3 vs day +5 to day+7 with standard methods
• Validated method by AFNOR Certification according to EN ISO 16140-2under the reference BKR 23/11-12/18
• Method validated both with a surface and pour plate technique
• The same method is suitable for use with samples with water activity >0.95 and water activity <0.95under the reference BKR 23/11-12/18
• Method validated both with a surface and pour plate technique
• The same method is suitable for use with samples with water activity >0.95 and water activity <0.95

SYMPHONY® is now available as a ready-to-use broth, ready-to-use plates and powdered media are coming soon!

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