Microbiological Tests

Water Analyses

  • Total count (at 22°C, 35°C and 37°C, pour plate method, filtration method)
  • Coliforms (MPN method, filtration method)
  • Fecal coliform (MPN method, filtration method)
  • Escherichia coli (MPN method, filtration method)
  • Enterococci (filtration method)
  • Sulfite reducing Clostridia (filtration method)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa (filtration method)
  • Yeast and mould (filtration method)

Food Analyses

  • Total count (at 7°C, 22°C and 30°C, pour plate method, surface spread plate method)
  • Coliforms (MPN method, pour plate method)
  • Fecal coliform (MPN method, pour plate method)
  • Escherichia coli (MPN method pour plate method)
  • Enterobacteriaceae (pour plate method)
  • Bacillus cereus, presumptive (surface seeding)
  • Coagulasa positive staphylococci (surface seeding)
  • Clostridium perfringens (pour plate method)
  • Listeria (positive / negative, quantitative, type analysis)
  • Salmonella (positive / negative, type analysis)
  • Sulfite reducing Clostridia*
  • Campylobacter (positive / negative, type analysis)
  • E. coli O157 (positive / negative)*
  • Gram negative bacteria (in soured meat)*
  • Heat-resistant bacteria*
  • Total count, specialized (pour plate method, surface spread plate method on iron agar)*
  • Lactic acid bacteria (pour plate method, surface spread plate method)*
  • Mould and yeast (surface spread plate method)
  • Red halophilic bacteria (surface spread plate method)*
  • Pathogenic Vibrio*
  • Pseudomonas (surface spread plate method)*
  • B-glucuronidasa positive E.coli (MPN method)

Medicine analyses and methods for water for pharmaceutical products

Sources: European Pharmacopoeia

  • Total count (at 30°C, pour plate method, filtration method)
  • Yeast and mould (22 ° C, surface spread plate method, filtration method)
  • Escherichia coli (positive / negative)
  • Salmonella (positive / negative)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa (positive / negative)
  • Staphylococcus aureus (positive / negative)

*Not accredited