VIT® E.coli/Coliforme

Test kit for rapid analysis of coliform bacteria and specifically Escherichia coli


Item Number: 01210008

Detection of Escherichia coli and coliform bacte

VIT® E. coli/Coliforms unequivocally detects all coliform bacteria as well as E. coli in one single analysis. It even detects reliably lactose and indole negative E. coli strains. Its reliability and specificity sets it apart from all other available procedures.

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 analysis.

Analysis can be performed with following samples:

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


This product is also available as service:
Specific detection of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria

If you need additionally to a reliable identification the absolute quantification of the bacteria contained in sample, we recommend ScanVIT® E. coli/Coliforms.

Identical microscopic image after analysis with the test kit: phase contrast, coliform cells shine red, E. coli specifically green.
Identical microscopic image after VIT® anlysis: phase contrast, coliform cells shine red, E. coli specifically green.

Your Advantages

  • detection of coliform germs as well as E. coli bacteria in one single analysis

  • detection of living bacteria exclusively

  • fast detection

  • highest specificity

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