Eikelboom Type 1851

Identification and quantification of Eikelboom Type 1851
filaments in sludge samples

Item Number: 01130004

Lab analysis: detection of filamentous bacteria

Identification and quantification of Eikelboom Type 1851 filaments with our VIT® 1851 test kit. The results are displayed according to the VIT® key. The report contains a significant photo documentation that visualises the filamentous bacteria in the wastewater sample.

Qualitative or quantitative detection?

Semi-quantitative detection

Which method is applied?
The reliable VIT® gene probe technology.

Which requirements are important?
Please request our simple protocol for fixation of wastewater samples. Make sure that you fixate/stabilize your samples in the indicated manner before sending the samples to us.

This service is also available as serviceplus.


For an on-site analysis choose our testkit VIT® 1851.

Identical microscopic image: phase contrast (left), Eikelboom Type 1851 filaments shining red after analysis with gene probe technology (right).
Identical microscopic view after VIT® analyis: phase contrast, type 1851 Eikelboom specifically red.


  • specific detection of Eikelboom type 1851
  • detection of living bacteria exclusively
  • short operational time
  • significant photo documentation