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Colony Counting

Perceptive Instruments is a leading supplier of automatic colony counters for microbiological laboratories. Our Sorcerer Colony Counter systems are used throughout the world for Ames and MLA, plaque counts, traditional pour and spread plate counts, spiral plates, Petri-film, and other culture techniques.

scc_amesAutomatic plate counting for microbial and mammalian colonies

The first of many colony counting systems was sold in 1990 to a milk testing laboratory. Since then we have fulfilled our many customer’s colony counting needs with Domino and the next generation Cardinal system. Building upon this success is Sorcerer automatic colony counter, which features a state-of-the-art Petri-viewer and a host of innovative features.

Sorcerer Colony Counter is the latest in a highly successful series of colony counting systems from Perceptive Instruments. It combines sophisticated image processing and analysis with an innovative Petri-viewer to provide fast, accurate counts of bacterial and mammalian colonies for a wide range of applications.

Sorcerer is ideal for laboratories engaged in drug development and production, food and milk testing, environmental monitoring and public health.

With full audit trails and multiple access levels, Sorcerer is designed to be fully compliant with Good Laboratory Practice and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Final Rule on Electronic Records and Electronic Signature.

colony-counter-screenSorcerer Colony Counter – A GLP solution

Sorcerer Colony Counter is designed to conform to Good Laboratory Practice and is fully compliant with the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Final rule on Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures. Perceptive Instruments is the only supplier of colony counting systems that has attained ISO 9001:2008 approval for its Quality Management System from a UKAS accredited certification body.

 Features of Sorcerer Colony Counter

  • Instant automatic plate counting for microbial and mammalian cultures.
  • Sophisticated image processing with advanced colony separation and classification techniques
  • Meet regulatory requirements with Sorcerer’s comprehensive compliance options
  • Oracle database connectivity for optimal security of result and audit data
  • Powerful Excel macros for analysis and comparison of data
  • GLP and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance with audit trails, user permissions and database security

Sorcerer Colony Counter

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