SA Pathology

Site

Food and Environmental Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1521

Site No.

1514

Date of Accreditation

02 Apr 1981

Address

SA Pathology Building, Level 1,, Frome Road
Adelaide, SA 5000
Australia

sapathology.sa.gov.au

Contact

Mr J Graefling P: +61 (08) 82223137

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Meat meal; Pet foods Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.07
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate In-house method PRC-MBI-662
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate In-house method PRC-MBI-620
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.6

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

AS 5013.15

Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 2003.1

Psychrotrophic microorganisms Pour plate AS 5013.23
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​ Pour plate

AS 5013.16

Yeasts and moulds Pour plate In-house method PRC-MBI-662
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.11
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 998.08
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-611
Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp. Qualitative selective enrichment In-house method PRC-MBI-613
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-641
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5103.29
Osmophilic yeasts; Xerophilic yeasts Spread plate In-house method PRC-MBI-622
Colony count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.14.3
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Indoor Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Settle plate In-house method PRC-MBI-648
Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Settle plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-639

Egg wash and egg humidifier reverse osmosis water; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Coliforms Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.5
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS/NZS 4276.15
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-641
Enterococcus spp.; Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.9

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS/NZS 4276.14

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-611
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.13

Campylobacter spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.19

Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter In-house method PRC-MBI-624

Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.17.1

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

AS/NZS 4276.7

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

AS 3896

Plate count Pour plate AS/NZS 4276.3.2
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

AS 4276.21

Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Pseudomonads Membrane filter CCFRA 9.1
Surfaces Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-641
Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Coliforms; Coliforms - Faecal; Pseudomonads; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-649

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method PRC-MBI-665

Plate count Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-638

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house methods PRC-MBI-611; PRC-MBI-649
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 4709

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; 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 Psychrotrophic microorganisms Pour plate

AS 5013.23

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

AOAC 2003.07

Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-662

Osmophilic yeasts; Xerophilic moulds Spread plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-622

Bacillus cereus; Bacillus spp. Spread plate

CCFRA 3.7.1

Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5

Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 2003.1

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

AS 5013.15

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-662

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3

Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​ Pour plate

AS 5013.16

Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.14.3

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

AOAC 2003.08

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-641
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.6

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-611
Lactic acid bacteria; Microaerophilic Lactobacilli Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-620

Plate count Membrane filter

AS 5013.14.2

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

AOAC 2003.11

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate

AS 5013.29

Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14

Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method PRC-MBI-613

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

AOAC 998.08

Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-630

Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Dairy products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 6086 Pour plate In-house method PRC-MBI-684
Dairy products Inhibitory substances in milk Antibiotic assay - Delvotest

Delvotest SP NT

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

AS 3896

Plate count Pour plate AS/NZS 4276.3.2
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) In-house method PRC-MBI-641
Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.17.1
Pseudomonads Membrane filter

CCFRA 9.1

Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter In-house method PRC-MBI-624
Coliforms Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.5
Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS/NZS 4276.15
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

In-house method PRC-MBI-611

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.7
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

AS 4276.21

Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.9
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS/NZS 4276.14

Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1

Campylobacter spp. Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.19
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.13

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Biological analysis of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products Candida albicans; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Pseudomonads Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method PRC-MBI-644

Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-644

Cosmetic waters Plate count Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-646

Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Plate count; Pseudomonads Membrane filter

In-house method PRC-MBI-646

Biological analysis of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Dialysates; Pharmaceutical waters Plate count Membrane filter

In-house method PRC-MBI-619

Plate count Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-619

Pharmaceutical waters Plate count Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-646

Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Plate count; Pseudomonads Membrane filter

In-house method PRC-MBI-646

Pharmaceuticals Candida albicans; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Pseudomonads Enrichment

In-house method PRC-MBI-645

Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

In-house method PRC-MBI-645

Biological analysis of medical devices Medical devices Identification of bacterial contaminants Immunological test kit

In-house method PRC-MBI-669

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