CONTENTS. A brief description of the principal units comprising the kit follows:
a. A carrying case of blue fiberglass which can be easily carried by one man in the field and contains all com-
ponents of the kit except the plastic micropourous petri dishes, bacterial filtering discs and medium culture am-
pules which are packaged separately. The carrying case cover is not removable.
b. An incubator capable of maintaining a temperature of 36°C (97°F) with 6, 12, 24 volt DC and 110/220 volts,
50/60 cycles AC under outside temperature conditions varying from 0°C (32°F) to 37°C (98.6°F).
c. Incubator Rack capable of accommodating 24 petriculture dishes.
d. Filter Holder Assembly composed of a funnel assembly, a support with removable screen and a vacuum
filter flask, all of corrosive resisting steel.
e. Clear Plastic Cylinder containing 12 lengths of polyvinylchloride tubing.
f. Plastic Container holding:
(1) Two-way valve inlet luer taper and outlet serrated hose adapter (2 each).
(2) Indicator lamp (red).
g. Metal Syringe.
h. Booklet of operating instructions.
i. One box of Endo-Broth holding 24 ampules, each containing 2 ml of broth, to be used for culturing coliform
bacteria, is packed separately.
Coliform bacteria is of a type found in the large intestine of man and animal. It
is indicative of fecal water pollution. Sterile conditions must be strictly enforc-
ed when incubating nutrient-saturated filter disks or when dealing with suspect
OPERATION. Test procedures and operation of this accessory unit are described in the Instruction
Booklet enclosed in its case.