Water Testing


Water Testing Method That Boosts Lab Productivity

The sheer volume of water that must be tested and analyzed for Microbial Quality Control (MQC) can create headaches for busy labs. Sample enumeration, tracking and reporting is typically a subjective, time-consuming, manual process that is prone to human error.

The Growth Direct system overcomes these challenges. This system integrates novel growth-based technology with advanced robotics automation, powerful option imaging, algorithmic vision anaylsis, and data management. The synergy of these innovations enables fast, accurate enumeration, Digitization boosts MQC lab productivity, eliminating manual sample analysis and enhancing data integrity.

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Speed Accurate Enumeration and Analysis

The Growth Direct system automates the incubation and reading of test samples. The system is able to detect microbial growth at a much earlier stage of colony development. Because testing is non-destructive, requiring no reagents, positive samples can continue to incubate and be sent to a microbial identification system for further analysis.

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Optimize Your Lab Through Digitization

The Growth Direct System automates mQC Micro testing and digitizes results to ensure data integrity. The system can export result reports or securely link to a laboratory information management system (LIMS) to completely eliminate manual data entry and drive productivity.

Learn how the rapid-automated method can help you create a high-performing, digitized QC micro lab in our Lab Optimization Master Series: 

Designing the High Performing QC Lab

Understanding the Most Efficient and Effective QC Testing Methods for Your Lab

Where is your lab under-performing?

Download our Lab Performance Questionnaire and get started. This simple 11-point survey will help you begin to identify the most critical areas where your lab needs process and workflow improvement.


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