ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) is a nucleoside triphosphate used in cells as a coenzyme, often called the “molecular unit of currency” of intracellular energy transfer. By collecting samples from the environments, and measure the ATP level, it gives a direct measure of biological concentration in the environments.
For those sensitive areas like homes, schools, nurseries and, health institutions (i.e. clinics), ATP Test provides a quick way to detect microorganisms. This is how Hygiena ATP Meter works quickly (a few minutes) to verify if surfaces have been cleaned thoroughly and free from living organisms like bacteria or moulds.In the other hand, conventional Incubation technique for bacterial growth may take a few days to complete.
Press the swab, holding only the stem of the swab, firmly against the test area and rub vigorously, rotating the swab while covering the whole area. Put the casing in the ATP Luminometer and wait for 15 seconds to calculate the bacterial level (0 – 9999).