Easy Kits for a fast and simple implementation of the ISO standards

Save time with the Bluephage ISO Easy Kits to detect and enumerate coliphages according to the standardized ISO 10705.

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We are developers of the quickest, most accurate and easy-to-use method for the analysis of faecal and viral contamination in water.

In a world where more than 2.5 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water, and a trend to reuse more water worldwide, Bluephage’s mission is to increase and improve the microbiological monitoring of water through viral indicators by providing easy-to-use, fast, simple, reliable and cost-effective kits to test for coliphages, thus ensuring safe water for a better world.

We are developers of the quickest, most accurate and easy-to-use method for the analysis of faecal and viral contamination in water.

In a world where more than 2.5 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water, and a trend to reuse more water worldwide, Bluephage’s mission is to increase and improve the microbiological monitoring of water through viral indicators by providing easy-to-use, fast, simple, reliable and cost-effective kits to test for coliphages, thus ensuring safe water for a better world. 

Bluephage ISO Easy Kits are all-in-one, ready-to-use kits.

Bluephage ISO Easy Kits are
all-in-one, ready-to-use kits.

Containing all the materials & consumables required, the results will be obtained after an overnight incubation, following 12 simple steps.

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ISO Easy Kit & Material | BP 1601

BP1601

Bluephage Easy Kit for Enumeration of Somatic Coliphages

According to ISO 10705-2 – Double Agar Layer (DAL) method

Bacteriophage: Somatic Coliphages
Method: ISO 10705-2

Description
• For samples containing large numbers of bacteria.
• All types of water
• MSA and MSB ready to use
• Host strain (E.coli WG5) and positive control included (ɸX174)

ISO Easy Kit & Material | BP 1604

BP1604

Bluephage Easy Kit for Enumeration of Somatic Coliphages

Based on the ISO 10705-2 – Single Agar Layer (SAL) method

Bacteriophage: Somatic Coliphages
Method: ISO 10705-2 & US-EPA 1602, 1642 and 1643

Description

• Samples with expected low counts of bacteriophages (e.g. drinking water, reclaimed water…)
• MSA and MSB ready to use
• Host strain (WG5) and positive control included (ɸX174)

The ISO Easy Kit comparison

Differences between the standard ISO method and the Bluephage Easy Kits

PARAMETER ISO Bluephage EASY KIT
SENSITIVITY 1 PFU/1ML 1 PFU/1ML 1 PFU/100ML
EASE TO USE ∗∗
APPLICABILITY WATER, FOOD, BIOSOLIDS WATER, FOOD, BIOSOLIDS
AVAILABILITY OF STRAINS NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
PREPARATION OF MATERIAL (h) (PREVIOUS STEPS) 40-60 0
PREPARATION OF INOCULUM CULTURE (h) 3-4 2
RESULTS TIME (h) 18-20h 18-20h
HOURS TECHNICIAN 4 1

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