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MicroSnap™ Total delivers TVC test results in 7 hours, giving you the advantage of knowing microbial levels on the same day samples are collected. The test uses a novel bioluminogenic test reaction that generates light when enzymes that are characteristic of viable bacteria react with substrates to produce light. The light generating signal is then quantified with the EnSURE™ luminometer. MicroSnap Total's same-day results enable you to take corrective actions faster or release products sooner. (AOAC-RI Performance Tested Method #031501).

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Rapid results where you need them most.



Raw Material Tests

Screen for microbiological contamination before materials go into processing.

Plant Environmental Monitoring

Test environmental surfaces and equipment for same-day bacterial results of plant hygiene.

Finished Product Testing

Verify microorganism levels sooner for quicker release and better quality assurance.



A new light on microbial detection.

MicroSnap is a rapid bioluminogenic test method for the detection and enumeration of bacteria, giving actionable test results in less than 8 hours. The MicroSnap test platform consists of an Enrichment Device containing a specific growth medium and a Detection Device containing a bioluminogenic (light-producing) substrate. When MicroSnap detects the specific microorganism, light is emitted and measured with Hygiena’s EnSURE luminometer. Results are stored and tracked with Hygiena’s complimentary SureTrend software for further data analysis and trending.

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New! Enhanced Nutrient Broth

Enhanced Nutrient Broth is one enrichment media for three MicroSnap detection tests. Just add 1mL of sample to the 9mL volume and incubate! The broth volume makes Enhanced Nutrient Broth perfect for milk samples where the limit is <1 CFU/ml. Enhanced Nutrient Broth is compatible with:

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 No more counting colonies. 



Colony Forming Units 

Traditional plating methods utilize colony counting techniques to determine CFU levels. MicroSnap technology derives equivalent CFU values using light detection.



Relative Light Units

EnSURE displays measurements in relative light units (RLU’s). The RLU number is correlated to colony forming units (CFU’s).


Same-shift enumeration results. 

The entire MicroSnap Total process is complete in 7 hours.

Sample is collected and enriched at the beginning of the shift and incubated for 7 hours. Results are ready before the end of a typical 8-hour shift. 

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Microbiology in a Snap.

MicroSnap's efficient design makes microorganism testing easier than ever. Each device's patented Snap-Valve™ holds a precise amount of specific enrichment broth, ready to be used for either product or surface samples. Within the enrichment device is a built-in pipette, enabling convenient and efficient transfer of enriched sample to the detection device. After activation, the detection device delivers final results immediately, making the total time 7 hours. That means less time waiting for lab results or counting plates.


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 Additional Benefits 


Reduce Materials 


No serial dilutions to make.


Fewer replicates required.

Eliminate Lab Costs


Reduce lab fees.


No expensive overnight shipping.

Reduce Inventory Costs


Shorter product hold time.


Less inventory in warehouse.


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  • Quantitative results (CFU counts) in 7 hours
  • Pass / Fail result at required detection levels are easy to understand
  • Equivalent results to other culturing methods
  • No specific sample preparation required
  • SureTrend software tracks and trends results over time for easy data analysis



  • Snap-Valve™ technology - snap & squeeze
  • Write-on swab label
  • For use with EnSURE luminometer
  • Detects down to <100 CFU in 7 hours
  • AOAC® Performance Tested Certificate No. 031501

Catalog No.

Catalog No Description Qty
MS1-TOTAL             Total Enrichment Device 100
MS2-TOTAL Total Detection Device 100