Kombucha Total Probiotic Count Panel

qPCR

The Kombucha Total Probiotic Count Panel is recommended for testing those important probiotic bacteria present in your product.


The following are included in this recommended panel:

  • General Lactobacillus and Pediococcus strains

  • Acetic acid producing bacteria (Acetobacter, Gluconobacter, Gluconacetobacter, Komagataeibacter)

  • General Bacillus (facultative anaerobic bacteria)

  • Bacillus coagulans (lactic acid producing bacteria)



Additional Kombucha individual assays include the following

For Bacteria:

  • Lactobacillus acetotolerans

  • Lactobacillus fructivorans

  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus

  • Lactobacillus delbruekii

  • Lactobacillus brevis

  • Pediococcus damnosus

  • General Komagataeibacter (acetic acid producing bacteria)

  • Komagataeibacter hansenii

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa (food pathogen capable of metabolizing caffeine present in tea)

For Yeast:

  • Lachancea thermotolerans

  • Saccharomycodes ludwigii

  • Zygosaccharomyces rouxii

  • Zygosaccharomyces kombuchaensia

  • Bacillus coagulans (lactic acid producing bacteria)