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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    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 (2005)
    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 pneumophila; Legionella spp.; 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 (2005)
    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 pneumophila; Legionella spp.; 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 pneumophila; Legionella spp.; 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 (2005)
    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