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 P: +61 (07) 34269750

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

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

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
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Sewage; Sludges; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Most probable number (MPN) (CPWT020715)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-10-14
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-3-2-5 (COWT041211), 3-3-4-5 (ECWT041208)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-5-15 (SMFD020505)
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Coliforms Membrane filter in-house 3-3-2-3 (COWT031208) 
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-8-12 (LSFD020505)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter in-house 3-3-4-3 (ECWT031208)
Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house 3-8-4 (LSFD030505)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-8-6
Bore waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter in-house 3-10-3 (PSWT020503)
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house 3-1-20 (PCWT010696)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter in-house 3-4-4
Salmonella spp. Membrane filter in-house 3-5-10
Pseudomonas spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-10-4, 3-10-5 (PSWT030615)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter in-house 3-10-13
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house 3-2-6 (YMFD010505)
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house 3-1-21 (PCWT020903)
Enterococci Membrane filter in-house 3-14-11 (FSWT021208)
Bore waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Recycled waters; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate in-house 3-17-1 (LGWT021111)
Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Product contact surfaces; Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house LSFD090118
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house 3-8-7 (LMFD010505)
Surfaces Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - BAX System in-house 3-3-5-5 (STEC 010119)
Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house 3-8-4 (LSFD030505)
Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house 3-5-6 (SMFD030505)
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house 3-3-1-1 (ENFD071007)
Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate in-house YMOP010699
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-3-2-2, 3-3-3-2, 3-3-4-2 (CEFD020505)
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house LMFD060715
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house 3-8-7 (LMFD010505)
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate in-house 3-2-6 (YMFD010505)
Bacillus cereus Pour plate; Spread plate in-house method BCFD081020
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube in-house 3-3-2-1, 3-3-3-1, 3-3-4-1 (CEFD010505)
Coliforms Pour plate in-house 3-3-2-4 (COFD101011)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house 3-4-1 (STFD030906)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate in-house 3-8-2, 3-8-2A (LSFD040107, LMFD030406)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house 3-1-11 (PCFD130415)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-8-12 (LSFD020505)

Enterococci Spread plate in-house 3-14-9
Bioburden Membrane filter
Bacillus cereus Spread plate in-house 3-6-1 (BCFD040808)
Plate count Pour plate in-house 3-1-1 (PCFD041005)
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate in-house 3-9-1 (CPFD050906)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-8-6
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-5-15 (SMFD020505)
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house YMFD080414
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-5-1, 3-5-4 (SMFD071008)
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 PCR - BAX System in-house 3-3-5-3, 3-3-5-4 (EHFD010708)
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 SAMP01, SAMP02,  SAMP03, SAMP06, SAMP07, SAMP08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages Plate count Membrane filter in-house 3-1-1 (PCFD041005)
Lactic acid bacteria Membrane filter in-house 3-12-3 (LABF010104)
Xerophilic moulds; Xerophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house 3-2-6 (YMFD010505)
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 Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-4-2 (STFD040906)
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-5-1, 3-5-4 (SMFD071008)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate in-house 3-4-1 (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 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 Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate in-house 3-8-2, 3-8-2A (LSFD040107, LMFD030406)
Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house 3-5-6 (SMFD030505)
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house 3-3-1-1 (ENFD071007)
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 Mesophilic aerobic spores Pour plate
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house YMFD080414
Clostridium perfringens Selective enrichment in-house 3-9-3 (CPFD030505)
Plate count - Anaerobic Pour plate in-house 3-1-2 (PCFD030505)
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house LMFD060715
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Faecal Single tube in-house 3-3-2-1, 3-3-3-1, 3-3-4-1 (CEFD010505)
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house 3-8-7 (LMFD010505)
Xerophilic moulds; Xerophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate in-house 3-2-3, 3-2-5, 3-2-6 (YMFD010505)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-8-12 (LSFD020505)
Listeria spp. PCR - BAX System in-house 3-8-4 (LSFD030505)
Thermophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate
Coliforms Pour plate in-house 3-3-2-4 (COFD101011)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Faecal Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-3-2-2, 3-3-3-2, 3-3-4-2 (CEFD020505)
Salmonella spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house SMFD090914
Campylobacter jejuni Selective enrichment in-house 3-16-2 (CAFD010708)
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate in-house 3-12-3 (LABF010104)
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate in-house LSCP011008
Thermophilic aerobic spores Pour plate
Bacillus cereus Spread plate in-house 3-6-1 (BCFD040808)
Mesophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment in-house 3-8-6, 3-8-10 
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house LMBX221113 (LMFD020505) (confirmation only)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm in-house 3-1-11 (PCFD130415)
Campylobacter spp. Spread plate in-house 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 3-9-1 (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 Colony count Pour plate in-house 3-1-1 (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 3-1-3 (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) 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 3-10-1 (PFSD010505)
Cereal products Rope spore forming bacteria Pour plate in-house 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
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 H7 PCR - BAX System in-house 3-3-5-3, 3-3-5-4 (EHFD010708)
Meat and meat products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - BAX System in-house 3-3-5-5 (STEC 010119)
Potable waters Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter in-house 3-10-13
Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter in-house 3-3-4-3 (ECWT031208)
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) in-house 3-5-15 (SMFD020505)
Enterococci Membrane filter in-house 3-14-11 (FSWT021208)
Salmonella spp. Membrane filter in-house 3-5-10
Pseudomonas spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-10-4, 3-10-5 (PSWT030615)
Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) In-house 3-8-4 (LSFD030505)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-10-14
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System In-house 3-8-7 (LMFD010505)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter in-house 3-4-4
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment In-house 3-8-6
Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter in-house 3-10-3 (PSWT020503)
Coliforms Membrane filter in-house 3-3-2-3 (COWT031208)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) in-house 3-3-2-5 (COWT041211), 3-3-4-5 (ECWT041208)
Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia) Most probable number (MPN) (CPWT020715)
Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate in-house 3-1-20 (PCWT010696)
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked fluorescence assay (ELFA) In-house 3-8-12 (LSFD020505)
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house 3-2-6 (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

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