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Monitoring the safety of an ocean-going vessel and offshore installation has always been an important issue, of course, and it has become even more vital in the wake of various high-profile incidents of recent years. MTS are able to help you conduct the most accurate and reliable microbiological tests with ease, and to react accordingly to the results.

We supply a wide range of test-related products to the industry, helping operators of both vessels and offshore installations to monitor the safety of their employees, crew members and passengers. With our products on your side, you can rest assured that the components needed for effective testing are with you at all times.

MTS carry a comprehensive selection of consumables and testing kits, so your specialists can carry out microbiological tests whenever necessary. Thanks to our excellent products, this is one aspect of maritime commerce that you know will be taken care of properly.

HPC (TVC) Aerobic Bacteria Testing Options 

IDEXX Quanti Disc (requires refrigeration) (0 – 1574 CFU/ml)

  • MTS-B100204 IDEXX Quanti Disc (20)
  • MTS-B100088 IDEXX Quanti Disc (40)
  • MTS-B100021 IDEXX Quanti Disc (200)

Required for above test

  • MTS-B100263 5ml Sterile Syringes (20)
  • MTS-B100265 5ml Sterile Syringes (40) 

Dehydrated Plate Count (0 – 1400 CFU/ml) & Dilution pots

  • MTS-B100266 TC Plate Count (40)
  • MTS-B100267 TC Dilution Pots (40) 

Required for above test

  • MTS-B100264 2ml Sterile Syringes (40) 

Dip Slides

  • Standard (TVC) (1000 CFU/ml – 10000000 CFU/ml) (SHOULD NOT BE USED DUE TO MINIMUM DETECTION LEVEL)
  • MTS-B100033 BT2 Dip Slides (10) 

Millipore HPC Total Count (Red) Sampler (10 – 300 CFU/ml)

  • MTS-B100268 HPC (Red) Total Count Samplers (25)

Coliforms & E-Coli Testing Options

Colitag (Presence/Absence) (1 CFU/100ml)

  • MTS-B100085 Colitag Powder Capsules (25)
  • MTS-B100084 Colitag Powder Capsules (100) 

MTS Dehydrated Plate Count ((0 – 2424 CFU/100ml)

  • MTS-B100111 MTS Plate Count (8)

Enterococci Testing Option

Enterolert (Presence/Absence) (1 CFU/100ml)

  • MTS-B100023 IDEXX Enterolert DW (20) 

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Testing Options

Pseudalert (Presence/Absence) (1 CFU/100ml)

  • MTS-B100022 IDEXX Pseudalert (20) 

Legionella Testing Options

Legionella (Presence/Absence) Serogroup 1

  • MTS-B100099 Legionella Biofilm Kit (biolfilm – stored water) (5)
  • MTS-B100100 Legionella Industrial Kit (distribution system) (5)

Required for 100ml testing samples (Colitag, Enterolert & Pseudalert)

  • MTS-B100087 100ml Sterile Thio Sample Bag (25)
  • MTS-B100086 100ml Sterile Thio Sample Bag (100)


  • MTS-B100270 100ml Sterile Sample Bottle (25)
  • MTS-B100269 100ml Sterile Sample Bottle (100)
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