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ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Agribusiness
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for microorganisms
Pet foods;
Bacillus cereus group; Campylobacter spp.; Candida spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterococci; Escherichia coli; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus spp. (including coagulase producing strains); Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Zygosaccharomyces spp.;
MALDI-TOF;
inhouse method 168


Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AFNOR NEO 35/06-07-16, AFNOR NEO 35/05-07-16,AFNOR UNI 03/06-12/07, ISO 11290-2, inhouse methods 165, 166, 167, 169

Pet foods; Stockfeeds;
Enterobacteriaceae;
Pour plate;
Method 8.62 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Coliforms;
Pour plate;
Methods 8.74 and 8.933 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Escherichia coli;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AOAC 991.14


Listeria spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V2-05-31-11


Coliforms;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AOAC 991.14


Coliforms;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS 5013.3 and methods 8.71 and 8.72 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition 


Brochothrix thermosphacta;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.22


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Most probable number (MPN);
Method 8.81 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition and in-house method 20


Escherichia coli;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 990.11 and in-house method 158


Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic;
Pour plate;
Method 17.3 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Yeasts and moulds;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 995.21


Bacillus cereus;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.2


Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
AS 5013.10 and Bio-Rad reference V10-03-03-14


Lactic acid bacteria;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
ISO 15214:1998 (E)


Plate count;
Pour plate; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.1 and method 7.63 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 983.25


Pseudomonas spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.21


Vibrio parahaemolyticus;
Most probable number (MPN);
Method 40.521 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.12.1


Clostridium perfringens;
Pour plate;
AS 5013.16


Coliforms;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 990.11


Campylobacter spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.6


Anaerobes; Plate count - Aerobic;
Spiral plate;
AOAC 977.27


Listeria monocytogenes;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V12-02-09-14 and method 36.512 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Escherichia coli;
Most probable number (MPN);
in-house method 20
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs
Meat surfaces; Product contact surfaces;
Salmonella spp.;
Selective enrichment;
AS 5013.10


Coliforms;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14 


Plate count;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AOAC 990.12


Escherichia coli;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14 

Meat;
Coliforms;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14 


Plate count;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AOAC 990.12


Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
AS 5013.10


Escherichia coli;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Environment
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for microorganisms
Surfaces;
Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
in-house method 10


Salmonella spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V10-03-03-14


Yeasts and moulds;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
in-house method 10


Listeria spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V2-05-31-11


Listeria monocytogenes;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V12-02-09-14


Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
in-house method 10


Pseudomonas aeruginosa;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
in-house method 10


Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
in-house method 10


Listeria monocytogenes;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
Bio-Rad reference V12-02-09-14


Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
Bio-Rad reference V10-03-03-14


Listeria spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
Bio-Rad reference V2-05-31-11


Escherichia coli;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
in-house method 10


Plate count;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Method 7.63 of the compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods 4th edition 


Enterobacteriaceae;
Pour plate;
Method 8.62 of the compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods 4th edition


Escherichia coli;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
in-house method 10

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters;
Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total;
Membrane filter;
in-house method 5


Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains;
Membrane filter;
APHA 9213 B


Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.17.1


Escherichia coli;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.6


Plate count;
Spiral plate;
AOAC 997.27


Legionella spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS/NZS 3896


Streptococcus - Faecal;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.9 and APHA 9230 C


Legionella pneumophila;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS/NZS 3896


Plate count;
Pour plate;
AS/NZS 4276.3.1


Plate count;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
APHA 9215 C


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.6


Coliforms;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.5


Pseudomonas aeruginosa;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.13


Coliforms;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.4


Clostridium perfringens;
Membrane filter;
in-house method 4


Enterococci;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.9 and APHA 9230 C


Yeasts and moulds;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
APHA 9610 C and E

Biosolids; Soils;
Escherichia coli;
Most probable number (MPN);
EPA environmental regulations and technology 40 CRF part 503


Aerobes; Anaerobes; Plate count;
Spiral plate;
AOAC 977.27


Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
EPA environmental regulations and technology 40 CRF part 503


Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total;
Most probable number (MPN);
EPA environmental regulations and technology 40 CRF part 503

Air - Ambient; Air - Indoor;
Yeasts and moulds;
Contact plates; Membrane filter;
Manual of environmental microbiology chapter 68 (1997)


Plate count;
Contact plates; Membrane filter;
Manual of environmental microbiology chapter 68 (1997)


Thermoactinomyces;
Contact plates; Membrane filter;
Manual of environmental microbiology chapter 68 (1997)

Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters;
Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AFNOR NEO 35/06-07-16, AFNOR NEO 35/05-07-16,AFNOR UNI 03/06-12/07,ISO 11290-2, inhouse methods 165, 166, 167, 169


Bacillus cereus group; Campylobacter spp.; Candida spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterococcus spp.; Escherichia coli; Legionella spp.; Legionella pneumophila; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Zygosaccharomyces spp.;
MALDI-TOF;
inhouse method 168

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Food and Beverage
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Analysis for microorganisms
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Royal jelly; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products;
Campylobacter spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.6


Plate count;
Pour plate; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.1 and method 7.63 of the compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods 4th edition 


Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
AS 5013.10 and Bio-Rad reference V10-03-03-14


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Most probable number (MPN);
Method 8.81 of the compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods 4th edition and in-house method 20


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 983.25


Coliforms;
Pour plate;
Methods 8.74 and 8.933 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Coliforms;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 991.14,


Listeria monocytogenes;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V12-02-09-14 and method 36.512 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Enterobacteriaceae;
Pour plate;
Method 8.62 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Vibrio parahaemolyticus;
Most probable number (MPN);
Method 40.521 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Coliforms;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS 5013.3 and methods 8.71 and 8.72 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Bacillus cereus;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.2


Lactic acid bacteria;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
ISO 15214:1998 (E)


Escherichia coli;
Most probable number (MPN);
in-house method 20


Yeasts and moulds;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 995.21


Pseudomonas spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.21


Listeria spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
Bio-Rad reference V2-05-31-11


Plate count - Aerobic; Plate count - Anaerobic;
Spiral plate;
AOAC 977.27


Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic;
Pour plate;
Method 17.3 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition


Clostridium perfringens;
Pour plate;
AS 5013.16


Brochothrix thermosphacta;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.22


Escherichia coli;
Spread plate (petrifilm);
AOAC 991.14


Escherichia coli;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 990.11 and in-house method 158


Coliforms;
Membrane filtration (hydrophobic grid);
AOAC 990.11


Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS 5013.12.1

Beverages; Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Royal jelly; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products;
Bacillus cereus group; Campylobacter spp.; Candida spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterococci; Escherichia coli; Legionella spp.; Legionella pneumophila; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus - Coagulase positive; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Zygosaccharomyces spp.;
MALDI-TOF;
inhouse method 168


Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AFNOR NEO 35/06-07-16, AFNOR NEO 35/05-07-16,AFNOR UNI 03/06-12/07, ISO 11290-2, inhouse methods 165, 166, 167, 169

Crustaceans; Fish; Molluscs;
Vibrio cholerae;
Qualitative selective enrichment;
Method 40.51 of the compendium of methods for the examination of foods 4th edition

Potable waters;
Coliforms;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.5


Coliforms;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.4


Coliforms - Thermotolerant;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.6


Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.17.1


Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total;
Membrane filter;
in-house method 5


Enterococci;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.9 and APHA 9230 C


Pseudomonas aeruginosa;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.13


Escherichia coli;
Most probable number (MPN);
AS/NZS 4276.6


Plate count;
Spiral plate;
AOAC 997.27


Streptococcus - Faecal;
Membrane filter;
AS/NZS 4276.9 and APHA 9230 C


Yeasts and moulds;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
APHA 9610 C and E


Clostridium perfringens;
Membrane filter;
in-house method 4


Plate count;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
APHA 9215 C


Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.;
Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AFNOR NEO 35/06-07-16, AFNOR NEO 35/05-07-16,AFNOR UNI 03/06-12/07, ISO 11290-2, inhouse methods 165, 166, 167, 169


Bacillus cereus group; Campylobacter spp.; Candida spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterococci; Legionella spp.; Legionella pneumophila; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus - Coagulase positive; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Zygosaccharomyces spp.;
MALDI-TOF;
inhouse method 168


Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains;
Membrane filter;
APHA 9213 B


Legionella pneumophila;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS/NZS 3896


Legionella spp.;
Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
AS/NZS 3896


Plate count;
Pour plate;
AS/NZS 4276.3.1
Sample collection
Potable waters;
Not applicable;
Grab;
in-house method 48

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products
SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
Biological analysis of medical devices
Medical devices;
Bacterial endotoxin;
Immunological test kit;
in house method 111


Mycobacterium spp.; Mycobacterium spp. - Atypical; Pseudomonas spp.; Aerobes; Heterotrophic colony count;
Membrane filter; Spread plate (aerobic and anaerobic);
In-house methods 109 and 125

Medical devices; Spore strips;
Test for sterility;
Visual examination;
in house method 145