4 checks before using a microbial autonomous field kit to your satisfaction

A few simple checks are recommended before using a microbial autonomous field kit. The convenience of these kits may be the primary reason for choosing them, in particular for crisis situations.

The "Cost-Of-Change" or burden of implementation can be more limited than one would expect.

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6 uses of microbial autonomous field kits that can make your life simpler

According to ISO 17381, autonomous field kits are often miniaturized versions of laboratory methods. We can expect such kits to present some technical limitations easier to deal with in a lab than in the field.

However, "Autonomous" and "Field Kit" also mean that in some situations, the use of kits is preferable to sample transport and lab testing. 

We review some of the examples presented by this ISO standard 

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Microbrewery: 8 stages where microbiology can impact your beer's quality.

Starting a microbrewery is an exciting journey. You start everything from the beginning, join a community of passionate brewers, test, learn, and improve the quality of your beer. When your beer gains in popularity and is « exported » at some distance from the brewery, you're starting to face new challenges.

As you need to ensure a constant beer's quality, you need to manage different parameters. One parameter is critical if you to take a step further: Controlling microbiology to ensure beer's quality.

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