PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA

Site

Environmental Microbiology Unit

Accreditation No.

2392

Site No.

2851

Date of Accreditation

02 Apr 1990

Address

Pathwest QEII, PathWest, Hospital Avenue, Second Floor, J Block
Nedlands, WA 6009
Australia

pathwest.com.au

Contact

Ms Sandra Sjollema P: +61 (08) 64572167

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Stockfeeds Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH038
Listeria monocytogenes Spread plate MFH044 (AS 5013.24.2)
Listeria spp. Enrichment MFH018 (AS 5013.24.1)
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

In-house MFH 013 (AS 5013.16)

Vibrio spp. Enrichment in-house method MFH023
Campylobacter spp. Enrichment MFH012 (AS 5013.6)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Pour plate MFH034 (AFNOR BIO 12/29-12/06 & AFNOR BIO 12/20-12/06)
Plate count Spiral plate

In-house MFH 002

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house MFH 020 (AS 5013.10)

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 Enrichment MFH047 (AS 5013.26)
Plate count Pour plate

In-house MFH 001 (AS 5013.5)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

In-house MFH 014 (AS 5013.12.1)

Bacillus cereus Spread plate

In-house MFH 010 (AS 5013.2)

Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH041
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house MFH 025 (AS 5013.29)

Campylobacter spp. Spread plate MFH012 (AS5013.6)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

In-house MFH 006 (AS 5013.15)

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH047
Pharmacological and biochemical analysis Stockfeeds; Stockfood additives Thiamine (vitamin B1) Microbioassay by Lactobacillus fermenti in-house method RPH01164
Cobalamin (vitamin B12) Microbioassay by Euglena gracilis

In-house RPH01157

Folate Microbioassay by Lactobacillus rhamnosus

In-house RPH01161

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for free-living protozoa Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Soils Amoebae; Detection and identification of Acanthamoeba spp.; Detection and identification of Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

In-house MWM 103, MWM 104 

Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF MFH050 (MBT MSP Library, 7311 MSP v7.0)
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Sludges; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Salmonella spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house MWM 008 (AS/NZS 4276.14)

Bacteriophage - Somatic Single agar layer

In-house MWM 107 (APHA 9224E)

Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house MWM 013 (AS/NZS 3896)

Plate count Membrane filter

In-house MWM 005 (APHA 9215D)

Enterococci Defined substrate technology

In-house MWM 018

Clostridium perfringens Membrane filter

In-house MWM 011 (AS/NZS 4276.17)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

In-house MWM 023 (AS/NZS 4276.21)

Coliforms Membrane filter

In-house MWM 001 (AS/NZS 4276.5)

Coliforms Membrane filter

In-house MWM 001 (AS/NZS 4276.5)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house MWM 006 (AS/NZS 4276.3.1), MWM 022 (AS/NZS 4276.22)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

In-house MWM 002 (AS/NZS 4276.7)

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

In-house MWM 026 (AS/NZS 4276.6)

Enterococci Membrane filter

In-house MWM 025 (AS/NZS 4276.9)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

In-house MWM 007 (AS/NZS 4276.13)

Surfaces Plate count Pour plate

In-house MFH 001 (AS 5013.5)

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Selective enrichment in-house method MFH018, MFH041 (AS 5013.24.1)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

In-house MFH 006 (AS 5013.15)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

In-house MFH 014 (AS 5013.12.1)

Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment in-house method MFH020, MFH038 (AS 5013.10)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate

In-house MFH 010 (AS 5013.2)

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

In-house MFH 005 (AS 5013.3)

Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

In-house MFH 013 (AS 5013.16)

Plate count Spiral plate

In-house MFH 002

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for free-living protozoa Potable waters Amoebae; Detection and identification of Acanthamoeba spp.; Detection and identification of Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

In-house MWM 103

Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF MFH050 (MBT MSP Library, 7311 MSP v7.0)
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; 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 Bacillus cereus Spread plate

In-house MFH 010 (AS 5013.2)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house MFH 001 (AS 5013.5)

Campylobacter spp. Spread plate MFH012 (AS 5013.6)
Inhibitory substances in milk Antibiotic assay - Delvotest

In-house MFH 037

Listeria monocytogenes Spread plate MFH044 (AS 5013.24.2)
Vibrio spp. Enrichment in-house method MFH023
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

In-house MFH 005 (AS 5013.3)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Pour plate MFH034 (AFNOR BIO 12/29-12/06 & AFNOR BIO 12/20-12/06)
Plate count Spread plate

AS 5013.14.3

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH047
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house MFH 020 (AS 5013.10)

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house MFH 014 (AS 5013.12.1)

Campylobacter spp. Enrichment MFH012 (AS 5013.6)
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

In-house MFH 013 (AS 5013.16)

Listeria monocytogenes PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH041
Plate count Spiral plate

In-house MFH 002

Listeria spp. Enrichment MFH018 (AS 5013.24.1)
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 Enrichment MFH047 (AS 5013.26)
Psychrotrophic microorganisms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house MFH 003 (AS 5013.23)

Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System in-house method MFH038
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

In-house MFH 006 (AS 5013.15)

Potable waters Enterococci Defined substrate technology

In-house MWM 018

Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house MWM 013 (AS/NZS 3896)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

In-house MWM 002 (AS/NZS 4276.7)

Salmonella spp. Membrane filter; Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house MWM 008 (AS/NZS 4276.14)

Bacteriophage - Somatic Single agar layer

In-house MWM 107 (APHA 9224E)

Coliforms

In-house MWM 001 (AS/NZS 4276.5)

Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

In-house MWM 011 (AS/NZS 4276.17)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

In-house MWM 007 (AS/NZS 4276.13)

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

In-house MWM 026 (AS/NZS 4276.6)

Plate count Membrane filter

In-house MWM 005 (APHA 9215D)

Enterococci Membrane filter

In-house MWM 025 (AS/NZS 4276.9)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house MWM 006 (AS/NZS 4276.3.1), MWM 022 (AS/NZS 4276.22)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

In-house MWM 023 (AS/NZS 4276.21)

Coliforms Membrane filter

In-house MWM 001 (AS/NZS 4276.5)

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Potable waters Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total; Temperature Direct reading instrument in-house method MWP121
Sample collection Potable waters Not applicable Grab MWP121

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Biological analysis of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Corneal material Acanthamoeba spp.; Naegleria spp. Microscopic examination

In-house MWM 103, MWM 104, MWM 105, MWM 106

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