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Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)

The adenosine triphosphate (ATP) test checks for levels of bacteria in water and other substances. Call SGS today for an ATP analysis to help you avoid costly bacterial contamination.

Microbiological tests that help to determine the levels of bacteria in water and other substances include testing for ATP. Because ATP is a molecule and energy source found around all living cells, an ATP test can provide a good picture of the amount of organisms in a test sample.

The ATP test is efficient and shows results quickly using on-screen displays. We use state-of-the-art equipment in all our laboratory analyses. The test involves measuring the bioluminescence of the test sample. The ATP’s reaction with the enzyme luciferase produces light which can be measured with a luminometer. The amount of light shows the extent of living organisms in the test sample.

The results of our ATP analysis can be used to meet your organisation’s requirements or regulatory checks. If necessary, we can use the findings to work together on a clean-up plan. All our services are tailored to meet your specific requirements and will help you in managing your business risks, in increasing your business efficiency and enhancing your business reputation.

Bacterial contamination is a major environmental hazard. It can affect your products, your drinking and cooling water, and also any waste production in your processes. A proactive approach and a clear monitoring plan will mean a clean operation and a competitive edge for your business. Being certain of your product’s safety means it can be on the shelves sooner. Take positive action and call our ATP analysis team today.

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