PIKA 4everyone Detection Kit B
Megasphaera sp. Screening
This test allows the quantitative and species specific detection of the anaerobic beer spoiling Megasphaera species.
Megasphaera spoils beer by production of a terrible smell, reminding to baby vomit or barnyard faecal waste, and acid production. Megasphaera bacteria are extremely sensititve to oxygen and therefore hard to detect by enrichment only.
4everyone Detection Kit B Megasphaera sp. Screening allows the quantitative detection of all Megasphaera species including M. cerevisiae, M. elsdenii, M. micronuciformis and M. paucivorans.
All these species are specifically detected together in one screening test which provides a simple and easy result read-out for the presence of beer spoiling Megasphaera in your sample.