Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express

Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express

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The Petrifilm® Salmonella Express plate is a ready-to-use culture medium for the detection of Salmonella spp. in samples.

  • The plate offers presumptive positive results for Salmonella spp. in just 40 hours for processed foods and 48 hours for unprocessed foods.
  • Confirmation disc easily added to plate for biochemical confirmation, results in 4-5 hours.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Only one enrichment for low-background, processed foods.
  • Color Card that is used to help match the color of the isolated colonies on the plate to a presumptive positive Salmonella colony color or non-Salmonella colony color
  • This plate has been awarded AOAC® Performance Tested Methods℠ (PTM) Certificate #061301.



Neogen® Petrifilm® Salmonella Express (SALX) System is used for the rapid qualitative detection and biochemical confirmation of Salmonella species in enriched food and food process environmental samples. The Petrifilm SALX System consists of the Salmonella Enrichment Base, the Salmonella Enrichment Supplement, the Petrifilm® Salmonella Express (SALX) Plate, and the Petrifilm® Salmonella Express (SALX) Confirmation Disk, which are all packaged separately. The Petrifilm SALX Plate is a sample ready-to-use chromogenic culture medium system that contains a cold-water soluble gelling agent and is selective and differential for Salmonella, providing a presumptive result. The Petrifilm SALX Confirmation Disk contains a biochemical substrate that facilitates the biochemical confirmation of Salmonella organisms. The Petrifilm SALX Plate is used with or without the Petrifilm SALX Confirmation Disk. The Petrifilm SALX Confirmation Disk may be used only in conjunction with the Neogen® Petrifilm SALX Plate.

The Petrifilm Plate Advantage

In today’s environment of heightened focus on food safety and increasingly stringent quality requirements, labs are under pressure to provide tests that are fast, reliable and consistently accurate. Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer-review publications. For almost 40 years, food safety professionals around the world have put their trust in Petrifilm Plates. That’s because Petrifilm Plates have streamlined, standardized and simplified the process of microbial quantitative indicator testing, improving productivity and helping ensure the highest levels of product quality.

Brand Petrifilm®
Analyte Salmonella
Platform Rapid Microbiology
Result Type Quantitative
Approvals This plate has been awarded AOAC® Performance Tested Methods℠ (PTM) Certificate #061301.
Time to Result 40 - 53 Hours
Storage Conditions -20 to 8°C (-4 to 46°F)
Quantity per Package 50 or 500 plates
Package Dimensions 18.00 cm x 23.00 cm x 4.00 cm
Package Weight 0.62 lb
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