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ANALYTICA EBC

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2.2.5.1 - Sampling of Washed Bottles, New Bottles and Cans

Aseptic collection of bottles before the filling machine. Descriptors: cleaning control, returnable bottles, one-way (non returnable) bottles, cans for flash pasteurised beer.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.2, 2.3.2.1 and 2.3.2.2

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2.2.5.2 - Sampling from Filling Machine

Sampling for hygiene monitoring of filling machines. This method is applicable to bottling and canning machines used in flash pasteurization or aseptic filling operations. Descriptors: collection control.

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2.2.5.3 - Sampling from Crowner

Sampling for cleaning control of crowners. Descriptors: seaming machines, flash pasteurised beer.

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2.2.5.6 - Swab Tests

Swabbing for cleaning control. Descriptors: swab test, surface control, swab stick.

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2.2.5.7 - Anaerobic Sample Handling

Sampling techniques allowing detection of strict anaerobic bacteria such as Pectinatus and Megasphaera. Descriptors: anaerobic sample handling.

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2.3.1 - Dilution of Samples

A dilution technique for samples which are expected to contain too many microorganisms for immediate plating, i.e. more than 1,000 cfu per ml. Descriptors: dilution of samples, cell concentration, dilution series

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2.3.2.1 - Laboratory Membrane Filtration Technique

A laboratory filtration technique for liquid samples which contain too few microorganisms for the detection by plating methods, i.e. less than 1 colony forming unit per ml. Descriptors: for water, filtered beer, soft drinks, mambrane filtration, membrane filter, pore size.

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2.3.2.2 - Filter Membrane Growth Technique

A standard technique for the quantitative detection of viable microorganisms that have been collected by membrane filtration. The present description does not include choice of growth medium etc., which should be specified in each individual case. Descriptors: filter membranes.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.2.1

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2.3.3.1 - Pour Plate Technique

Detection of microorganisms in liquid samples containing more than one colony-forming units per ml. Descriptors: pour plate technique, plating technique, growth medium.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.1

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2.3.3.2 - Surface Spread Plating Technique

Detection of microorganisms in liquid samples containing more then ten colony-forming units per ml. Descriptors: surface spread plating technique.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.1

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2.3.3.3 - Isolation of Single Colonies

Isolation of single colonies from a mixture of microorganisms in liquid or solid medium. Descriptors:  pure culture, streaked out.

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2.3.4.2 - Aerobic Incubation

An incubation technique for the cultivation of aerobic and facultative organisms in Petri dishes. Descriptors: aerobic incubation, total counts,  sterility test, purity test, cleaning control.

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2.3.4.3 - Anaerobic, Catalysed Carbon Dioxide Incubation

An incubation technique for the selective cultivation of anaerobic and microaerophilic organisms. Descriptors: anaerobic, catalysed carbon dioxide incubation, CO2, spoilage organisms, anaerobic incubator, air-tight jar with anaerobic generator.

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2.3.4.4 - Anaerobic, Carbon Dioxide Purge Incubation

An incubation technique for the selective cultivation of microaerophilic organisms. Descriptors: anaerobic, carbon dioxide purge incubation, Lactobacillus and Pediococcus, desiccator, anaerobic jar.

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2.3.4.1 - General Rules for Incubation

Incubation is the period between the inoculation of the culture medium and the examination of the plates. In other words: it is the period of growth from single cells to visible colonies. Descriptors: general rules for incubation of microorganisms,  optimal growth condition, selective growth conditions.

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2.3.5.1 - Bright Field Microscopy

Routine microscopy in a brewery laboratory. Descriptors: bright-field microscopy. adjustment of illumination (Köhler Principle), morphology of microorganisms, distinction between the main groups of yeast, moulds and bacteria, eye-piece, objective, Numerical Aperture (NA), standard microscope, Achromat, oil immersion microscopy.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.6.1

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2.3.5.2 - Phase Contrast Microscopy

Microscopy of yeast spores and detection of bacteria in yeast suspensions. Descriptors: phase contrast microscopy, phase contrast condenser, phase contrast objective, oscillation phase.

It is necessary to use EBC Microbiology 2.3.5.1

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2.3.5.3 - Fluorescence Microscopy

Fluorescence microscopy is applicable to stained yeast and bacteria cells and to nonbiological sediments of beer. Descriptors: fluorochromes,  incident UV-light,  diachromic mirror.

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2.3.5.4 - Stereo Microscopy

Detection and examination of colonies on agar plates or membrane filters. Descriptors: Stereo Microscopy, simple magnification.

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2.3.6.1 - Gram Staining

Differentiation of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. Descriptors: Gram Staining, cell wall structure, crystal violet dye, red saffranin, gram variable, gram-positive, gram-negative

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2.3.6.2 - KOH Method for Gram Differentiation

Rapid differentiation of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. Descriptors: KOH Method for Gram Differentiation, bacterial colonies.

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2.3.7 - Catalase Test

Differentiation of catalase positive and catalase negative bacteria. Descriptors: Catalase Test, enzyme catalase, decompose hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) into H2O and O2.

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2.3.8 - ATP Bioluminescence Methods

Descriptors: ATP (adenosine triphosphate) Bioluminescence Methods, luciferin/luciferase, free ATP, luminometer (photometer), ATP content, microbial contamination, ATP bioluminescence reaction, relative light units (RLU), ATP analysis.

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2.3.8.1 - ATP Analysis of Swab Samples

Rapid monitoring of the cleanliness of process surfaces. Descriptors: ATP Analysis of Swab Samples, ATP content, luciferase, D-luciferin, ATP standard solution for internal standardisation, free ATP, ATP concentration, specific luminometer, RLU values.

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2.3.8.2 - ATP Analysis of Rinse Water

Rapid analysis of the cleanliness of rinse water after cleaning procedures. Descriptors: total ATP, ATP Analysis of Rinse Water, estimate the level of microbial contamination, bioluminescence method,  ATPase, extracellular ATP, RLU values.

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2.3.8.3 - ATP Analysis of Final Product

Rapid assessment of the risk for microbiological spoilage of packaged beer. Descriptors: ATP Analysis of Final Product, ATP content, free ATP, bioluminescence method,  ATPase, extracellular ATP, RLU values.