Test system for determining lytic and lysogenic bacteriophages in dairy products at production sites
Bacteriophages cause significant material damage to a dairy industry. As a result of a starter microflora phagolysis, there is a decrease in the activity of the lactic acid process and foreign microorganisms’ growth, that leads to finished product quality decrease. That is why dairy products quality control systems are so important and special: it is necessary to detect bacteriophages and work on their elimination. Control measures is a leading index for a high-quality product manufacturing. Bacteriophage test system is an easy preventive treatment, that can be implemented into manufacturing. It can detect bacteriophages within 24 hours, does not require special maintenance and easy to use, even non-specialist will be able to use it.