Methods


Total Combined Yeast & Mold Count USP 61*
Total Combined Yeast & Mold Count USP 2021*

Method References


U.S. Pharmacopeia Chapter <61> Microbial Examination of Nonsterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests
U.S. Pharmacopeia Chapter <2021> Microbial Examination of Nonsterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests

Sample Size


25g

Estimated Turn Around Time


5 Days

Reporting Unit


cfu/mL
cfu/g

Limit of Detection


N/A

Method Description


Samples are prepared and dilutions made. The samples are then plated on media and incubated based on method specifications. After incubation plates are read and results generated based on countable range.

Additional Information


This procedure determines the number of colony forming aerobic microorganisms in samples following the standard methods from USP <61> or USP <2021> Testing of Products section.
 
Method suitability is the responsibility of the customer.

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