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Coliform Easygel®


Until Further Notice, Please Call (888) EAS-YGEL or (888) 327-9435 To Place Your Order. Thank You.​

Coliform growth medium – 
Medium for the growth of Coliform bacteria. Coliform colonies will be teal / green. This product does not differentiate E. coli from other coliforms. (To differentiate E. coli from other coliforms, use Coliscan.)

Must be used with Easygel pretreated petri dishes. (included)


Medium storage: Freeze.

Medium shelf life: 1 year.

Dish storage: Room temperature.

Dish shelf life: 1 year.

1 set = 10 tests (test = 1 medium bottle , 1 Regular treated petri dish)

Price: 1-9 sets of 10 – $25.69 per set

10 sets or more – $22.69 per set


Selective For: Total coliforms

Description: Coliform is a clear medium with one chromogenic substrate for the differentiation of general coliforms. (Due to the production of galactosidase.) Coliform colonies will be teal/green. This product does not differentiate E. coli from other coliforms. (To differentiate E. coli from other coliforms, use Coliscan®)

Composition: Violet red bile nutrients without VRB dyes, plus a chromogenic substrate to identify galactosidase activity. pH 7.3 ± 0.2


Use standard methodology for product being tested.

Incubation times and temperatures:

For total coliforms:

15-24 hrs at 35°C.

For fecal coliforms only:

15-24 hrs at 44.5°C.

Under optimal conditions, it is possible to take accurate preliminary readings at 15 hours incubation time. Colors will intensify and colony size will be larger at 24 hours.

Interpretation: General coliforms will have a blue-green overall colony color. Proteus, Salmonella, and Shigella will generally grow as white colonies. Other non-coliform colonies are generally inhibited.

Storage: Freeze

Shelf Life: 1 year

Dish storage: Room temperature

Dish shelf life: 1 year

Must be used with Easygel® pretreated petri dishes. (included)

1 set = 10 tests (test = 1 medium bottle , 1 Regular treated petri dish)

Discounted to $22.69 per set for orders of 10 or more : Please call (888) EAS-YGEL to place order.

Additional information


10 Pack, 50 Pack


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