VIT® Lactic Acid Bacteria

Test kit for the rapid analysis of lactic acid bacteria


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Detection of beer spoilage lactic acid bacteria

VIT® Lactic Acid Bacteria detects living lactic acid bacteria belonging to the genera Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and Leuconostoc. In comparison with conventional methods VIT® Lactic acid bacteria allows time savings of two days.

The analysis is easy to conduct – only few minutes hands-on time. The results are provided within 3 hours. Analysis is performed by using a fluorescence microscope. All essential expendable materials required for analysis are contained in the kit. Package size: 25 analyses.

Analysis can be performed with following samples:

  • Isolates (directly)
  • Liquid enrichment (directly)
  • Drinks (short pre-enrichment)
  • Food (short pre-enrichment)


Send us also your sample for analysis:
Fast and specific detection of beverage-spoiling lactic acid bacteria

We also analyze your sample for all relevant beverage spoiling bacteria:
Screening "Beverage-spoiling microorganisms"


Identical microscopic image after analysis with the test kit: phase contrast, lactic acid bacteria shine in red
Identical microscopic image after VIT® analysis: phase contrast, lactic acid bacteria shine in red

Your Advantages

  • detection of Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and Leuconostoc bacteria

  • detection of living bacteria exclusively

  • fast detection

  • highest specificity

  • detection is based upon our reliable VIT® gene probe technology