Symbio Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Brisbane Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2455

Site No.

1078

Date of Accreditation

11 Oct 1973

Address

52 Brandl Street
Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113
Australia

symbiolabs.com.au

Contact

Ms Ginna Camacho P: +61 1300703166

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Pet foods; Stockfeeds Clostridium perfringens; Enterobacteriaceae; Lactobacillus spp.; Anaerobes; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

AS 5013.4, AS 5013.5, AS 5013.16, AS 5013.29, ISO15214, ISO 21528-2, In-house method M4.1, In-house method M10.2

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12, AOAC 071101,
Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS AFNOR SOL 37/01, AFNOR SOL 37/02
Bacillus cereus; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.2, AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.21, AS 5013.24.2
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29 
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 2005.04, AOAC 071301
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157; Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System AOAC 2003.09, AOAC 091301, MLG 5B, MLG 5
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (in-house method M18.8)
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant; Coliforms - Total Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15

Campylobacter spp.; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.6, AS 5013.10, AS 5013.24.1
Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97, AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 997.02, AOAC 998.08

Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) By the method of:
AOAC RI 071101
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS By the methods of:
AOAC 2005.04, AOAC 071301
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7; Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System

By the methods of:

AOAC 2003.09, AOAC 031002, AOAC 091301, MLG 5B, MLG 5
Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) By the methods of:
AFNOR SOL 37/01, AFNOR SOL 37/02
Plate count Pour plate By the method of:
AS 5013.5
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment By the methods of:
AS 5013.10, AS 5013.24.1
Meat surfaces; Product contact surfaces Plate count Pour plate

By the methods of:

AS 5013.5
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) By the methods of:
AFNOR SOL 37/01
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm By the methods of:
AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment By the methods of:
AS 5013.10
Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System AOAC 2003.09
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) By the method of:
AOAC RI 071101

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Fresh waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Immunomagnetic separation M65
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Indoor; Surfaces Salmonella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

By the methods of - 

AOAC 2003.09
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) By the methods of -
5013.3, AS 5013.15
Coliforms; Plate count Pour plate

By the methods of - 

AS 5013.4, AS 5013.5


Escherichia coli​​​​; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

By the methods of - 

AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08, AS 5013.12.1
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

By the methods of - 

AS 5013.10

Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS By the methods of:
AFNOR SOL 37/01, AFNOR SOL 37/02
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) By the methods of:
AFNOR NF Bio 12/33 - 05/12
AOAC RI 071101
Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Clostridium perfringens (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia); Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter By the methods of:
AS/NZS 4276.5, AS/NZS 4276.7, AS/NZS 4276.9, AS/NZS 4276.13, AS/NZS 4276.17.1

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology By the method of:
AS/NZS 4276.21
Plate count Spiral plate

By the methods of - 

In-house method M2.1.3

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) By the method of:
AS/NZS 4276.6
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

By the methods of - 

AS 3896
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Bacteriophage - F-specific; Bacteriophage - Somatic Pour plate By the methods of:
APHA 9224 A, B, C, E
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Membrane filter By the method of -
ISO 11731

Surfaces Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (in-house method M18.8)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 051801 (in-house method M8.8.3)
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C (in-house method M8.7)
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Analysis for microorganismsNULL Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

By the methods of - 

AS/NZS 4276.3.1

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Marine waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes General biomass Microscopic examination In-house method M61
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level; Enumeration; Identification Microscopic examination By the method of:
In-house method M60

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

By the methods of - 

AOAC 2005.04, AOAC 071301

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 051801 (in-house method M8.8.3)

Campylobacter spp.; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

By the methods of - 

AS 5013.6, AS 5013.10, AS 5013.24.1
Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS

By the methods of -

AFNOR SOL 37/01, AFNOR SOL 37/02
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C (In-house method M8.7)

Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97, AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 997.02, AOAC 998.08

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total Most probable number (MPN)

By the methods of - 

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15

Bacillus cereus; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

By the methods of - 

AS 5013.2, AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.21, AS 5013.24.2

Clostridium perfringens; Enterobacteriaceae; Lactobacillus spp.; Anaerobes; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

AS 5013.4, AS 5013.5, AS 5013.16, AS 5013.29, ISO15214, ISO 21528-2, In-house method M4.1, In-house method M10.2


Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157; Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System AOAC 2003.09, AOAC 091301, MLG 5B, MLG 5
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

By the methods of - 

AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12, AOAC 071101,

Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (M18.8)
Confectionery; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Dairy products Thermoduric organisms Pour plate AS 5013.28; in-house method M4.6
Liquid milk Bacterial count Flow cytometry In-house method MT03
Potable waters Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate By the method of:
AS/NZS 4276.3.1
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Membrane filter By the method of - 
ISO 11731

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology AS 4276.21
Clostridium perfringens (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia); Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter By the methods of:
AS/NZS 4276.5, AS/NZS 4276.7, AS/NZS 4276.9, AS/NZS 4276.13, AS/NZS 4276.17.1

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) By the method of:
AS 4276.6
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 3896
Bacteriophage - F-specific; Bacteriophage - Somatic Pour plate APHA 9224 A, B, C, E
Heterotrophic colony count Spiral plate In-house method M2.1.3
Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters General biomass Microscopic examination In-house method M61
Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level; Enumeration; Identification; Potentially toxic Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level Microscopic examination In-house method M60
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Liquid milk Freezing point Cryoscopy ISO 5764/IDF 108
Somatic cell count Flow cytometry In-house method MT02
Fat; Fat - Total; Freezing point; Lactose; Protein; Solids - Non-fat; Specific gravity Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) In-house method MT01

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Biological analysis of other healthcare or pharmaceutical products and accessories Processed water LAL bacterial endotoxin Limulus amoebocyte lysate (LAL) in-house method M6.3

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