BVAQ Pty Ltd

BVAQ Pty Ltd

Site

BVAQ QLD Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

345

Site No.

12668

Date of Accreditation

21 Apr 1997

Address

Unit 10, 655 Toohey Road
Salisbury, QLD 4107
Australia

bvaq.com

Contact

- Client Services-QLD P: +61 (07) 34269750

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

BVAQ QLD Microbiology Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Pet foods Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method STFD100321
Pet foods; Stockfeeds Plate count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-1 (in-house method PCFD041005)
Plate count - Anaerobic Pour plate in-house method 3-1-2 (in-house method PCFD030505)
Thermophilic aerobes Pour plate in-house method 3-1-3 (in-house method THFD010505)
Campylobacter spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-16-1
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate in-house method 3-16-2 (in-house method CAFD010708)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-4-2 (in-house method STFD040906)
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate in-house method 3-12-3 (in-house method LABF010104)
Xerophilic moulds; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate in-house method 3-2-3, in-house method 3-2-5, in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method 3-1-11 (in-house method PCFD130415)
Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-10-1 (in-house method PSFD010505)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method 3-4-1 (in-house method STFD030906)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate in-house method 3-6-1 (in-house method BCFD040808)
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate in-house method LSCP011008
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate in-house method 3-9-1 (in-house method CPFD050906)
Clostridium perfringens Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-9-3 (in-house method CPFD030505)
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System AOAC 2003.12 
Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1 
Meat; Meat surfaces Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System AOAC 2003.09 
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - BAX System AOAC 091301 (screening) FSIS MLG 5B.05 (Confirmation) 
Salmonella spp. Cultural AS 5013.10 (confirmation only)
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - BAX System AOAC 031002 (screening), MLG 5.09 (confirmation)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 998.08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating Plate count Membrane filter in-house method 3-1-1 (in-house method PCFD041005)
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Sewage; Sludges; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-5-15 (in-house method SMFD020505)
Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia) Most probable number (MPN) in-house method CPWT020715
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-3-2-5 (in-house method COWT041211), in-house method 3-3-4-5 (in-house method ECWT041208)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-10-14
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-4 (in-house method LSFD030505)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-8-6
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-8-12 (in-house method LSFD020505)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter in-house method 3-3-2-3 (in-house method COWT031208)
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-10-4, in-house method 3-10-5 (in-house method PSWT030615)
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-21 (in-house method PCWT020903)
Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter in-house method 3-14-11 (in-house method FSWT021208)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter in-house method 3-4-4
Salmonella spp. Membrane filter in-house method 3-5-10
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-20 (in-house method PCWT010696)
Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter in-house method 3-10-3 (in-house method PSWT020503)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter in-house method 3-10-13 (in-house method PSAE021111)
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Bore waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-17-1 (in-house method LGWT021111)
Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Product contact surfaces; Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method LSFD090118
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-7 (in-house method LMFD010505)
Surfaces Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method 3-1-11 (in-house method PCFD130415)
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method YMFD080414
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-8-6
Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-4 (in-house method LSFD030505)
Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate in-house method YMOP010699
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-3-2-1, in-house method 3-3-3-1, in-house method 3-3-4-1 (in-house method CEFD010505)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-3-2-2, in-house method 3-3-3-2, in-house method 3-3-4-2 (in-house method CEFD020505)
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method LMFD060715
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-7 (in-house method LMFD010505)
Enterococci Spread plate in-house method 3-14-9
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate in-house method 3-9-1 (in-house method CPFD050906)
Coliforms Pour plate in-house method 3-3-2-4 (in-house method COFD101011)
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-5-1, in-house method 3-5-4 (in-house method SMFD071008)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-8-2, in-house method 3-8-2A (in-house method LSFD040107, in-house method LMFD030406) 
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method 3-4-1 (in-house method STFD030906)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-8-12 (in-house method LSFD020505)

Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house method 3-3-1-1 (in-house method ENFD071007)
Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-5-6 (in-house method SMFD030505)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate in-house method 3-6-1 (in-house method BCFD040808)
Bacillus cereus Pour plate; Spread plate in-house method BCFD081020
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-3-5-5 (in-house method STEC010119)
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-3-5-3, in-house method 3-3-5-4 (in-house method EHFD010708)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-5-15 (in-house method SMFD020505)
Bioburden Membrane filter in-house method 3-36-4
Plate count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-1 (in-house method PCFD041005)
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method STFD100321
Sample collection Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Waste waters Not applicable Manual by hand in-house method SAMP01, in-house method SAMP02, in-house method SAMP03, in-house method SAMP06, in-house method SAMP07, in-house method SAMP08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages Mesophilic lactic acid bacteria Membrane filter in-house method 3-12-3, in-house method LABF010104
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Plate count Membrane filter in-house method 3-1-1 (in-house method PCFD041005)
Beverages; Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Potable waters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-5-1, in-house method 3-5-4 (in-house method SMFD071008)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-4-2 (in-house method STFD040906)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method 3-4-1 (in-house method STFD030906)
Beverages; Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate in-house method YMOP010699
Beverages; Cereal products; Dairy products; Frozen prepared meals; Herbs and spices; Non-frozen prepared meals; Vegetables and vegetable products Bacillus cereus Pour plate; Spread plate in-house method BCFD081020
Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Potable waters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-5-6 (in-house method SMFD030505)
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house method 3-3-1-1 (in-house method ENFD071007)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-8-2, in-house method 3-8-2A (in-house method LSFD040107, in-house method LMFD030406)
Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method YMFD080414
Clostridium perfringens Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-9-3 (in-house method CPFD030505)
Plate count - Anaerobic Pour plate in-house method 3-1-2 (in-house method PCFD030505)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-3-2-1, in-house method 3-3-3-1, in-house method 3-3-4-1 (in-house method CEFD010505)
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-7 (in-house method LMFD010505)
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate in-house method 3-12-3 (in-house method LABF010104)
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method LMBX221113 (in-house method LMFD020505) (confirmation only)
Coliforms Pour plate in-house method 3-3-2-4 (in-house method COFD101011)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-8-12 (in-house method LSFD020505)
Mesophilic aerobic spores Pour plate
Thermophilic aerobic spores Pour plate
Thermophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-3-2-2, in-house method 3-3-3-2, in-house method 3-3-4-2 (in-house method CEFD020505)
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate in-house method 3-16-2 (in-house method CAFD010708)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate in-house method 3-6-1 (in-house method BCFD040808)
Mesophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate in-house method LSCP011008
Salmonella spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house method SMFD090914
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method LMFD060715
Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-4 (in-house method LSFD030505)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-8-6, in-house method 3-8-10
Xerophilic moulds; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate in-house method 3-2-3, in-house method 3-2-5, in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method 3-1-11, in-house method PCFD130415
Campylobacter spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-16-1
Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Vegetables and vegetable products Clostridium perfringens Pour plate in-house method 3-9-1 (in-house method CPFD050906)
Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-1 (in-house method PCFD041005)
Butter; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Thermophilic aerobes Pour plate in-house method 3-1-3 (in-house method THFD010505)
Butter; Cereal products; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Gelatine and other gums; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Non-frozen prepared meals; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method LSFD090118
Butter; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dips; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Milk concentrates; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Non-frozen prepared meals; Poultry and poultry products; Sandwiches; Vegetables and vegetable products Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate in-house method 3-10-1 (in-house method PSFD010505)
Cereal products Rope spore forming bacteria Pour plate in-house method 3-11-6
Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Non-frozen prepared meals; Poultry and poultry products; Sandwiches; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house method STFD100321
Fish; Meat and meat products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count - Aerobic Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house method PCFD170321
Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Non-frozen prepared meals; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-3-5-3, in-house method 3-3-5-4 (in-house method EHFD010708)
Meat and meat products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-3-5-5 (in-house method STEC 010119)
Potable waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-3-2-5 (in-house method COWT041211), in-house method 3-3-4-5 (in-house method ECWT041208)
Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter in-house method 3-10-3 (in-house method PSWT020503)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter in-house method 3-10-13 (in-house method PSAE021111)
Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter in-house method 3-14-11 (in-house method FSWT021208)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-5-15 (in-house method SMFD020505)
Salmonella spp. Membrane filter in-house method 3-5-10
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter in-house method 3-3-2-3 (in-house method COWT031208)
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-7 (in-house method LMFD010505)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-10-14
Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method 3-8-4 (in-house method LSFD030505)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter in-house method 3-4-4
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house method 3-8-6
Pseudomonas spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house method 3-10-4, in-house method 3-10-5 (in-house method PSWT030615)
Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia) Most probable number (MPN) in-house method CPWT020715
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house method 3-1-20 (in-house method PCWT010696)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 3-8-12 (in-house method LSFD020505)
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method 3-2-6 (in-house method YMFD010505)
Sample collection Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Not applicable Manual by hand in-house method SAMP01, in-house method SAMP02, in-house method SAMP03, in-house method SAMP06, in-house method SAMP07, in-house method SAMP08

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