Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania


Animal Health Laboratory – Water Microbiology

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

02 Apr 1962


165 Westbury Road
Launceston, TAS 7250


Ms Toni Wagner P: +61 (03) 67772136


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Animal Health Laboratory – Water Microbiology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS 4276.13
Enterococci Defined substrate technology ASTM D6503-99
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.5

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology AS 4276.21
Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 3896

Enterococci Membrane filter AS 4276.9

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