Queensland Health - Forensic and Scientific Services

Site

Forensic and Scientific Services

Accreditation No.

41

Site No.

1965

Date of Accreditation

17 Sep 1975

Address

Liaison Unit, 39 Kessels Road
Coopers Plains, QLD 4108
Australia

health.qld.gov.au/qhcss/qhss/

Contact

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

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; Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 11812 (SHW 14)

To genus level
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method 34933 using MBT IVD Library rev K (2020)
Bacterial isolates; Liquid of unknown composition; Powder of unknown composition Identification PCR - Multiplex in-house method 34941 
Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 20957 (SHW 1.2)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

In-house method QIS# 20902 (SHW 17)

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

In-house method QIS# 11816 (SHW 11)

Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 28717 (SHW 10)

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 23407 (SHW 8)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house method QIS# 11815 (SHW 1.1)

Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 11820 (SHW 3)

Vibrio cholerae Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 28716 (SHW 9) 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 11817 (SHW 5)

Plate count Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 24635 (SHW 1.3)

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Fresh waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Cyanobacteria - Biovolume Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 27954

Enumeration; Identification to genus level; Potentially toxic Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 13032

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Potable waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Immunomagnetic separation; Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 11812 (SHW 14)

To genus level
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method 34933 using MBT IVD Library rev K (2020)


Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Honey; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm

In-house method QIS# 20745 (SHT 3.8)

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 12355 (SHT 12)

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 12347 (SHT 10.1)

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

In-house method QIS# 12097 (SHT 4.1)

Listeria spp. enumeration Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 20737 (SHT 16.7)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house method QIS# 12350 (SHT 1)

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

In-house method QIS# 12102 (SHT 3.1)

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 12344 (SHT 16.1)

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

In-house method QIS# 12098 (SHT 2.1)

Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 12091 (SHT 14.1)

Salmonella spp. PCR - BAX System

In-house method QIS# 22103 (SHT 10.4)

Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 11821 (SHT 9.1)

Clostridium perfringens Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 12094 (SHT 5)

Potable waters Vibrio cholerae Qualitative selective enrichment In-house method QIS# 28716 (SHW 9) 
Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 11820 (SHW 3)

Plate count Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 24635 (SHW 1.3)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

In-house method QIS# 20902 (SHW 17)

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment In-house method QIS# 23407 (SHW 8)
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

In-house method QIS# 20957 (SHW 1.2)

Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni Qualitative selective enrichment

In-house method QIS# 28717 (SHW 10)

Plate count Pour plate

In-house method QIS# 11815 (SHW 1.1)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 11817 (SHW 5)

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

In-house method QIS# 11816 (SHW 11)

Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Potable waters Enumeration; Identification to genus level; Potentially toxic Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 13032

Cyanobacteria - Biovolume Microscopic examination

In-house method QIS# 27954

Public health investigation Beverages; Foods; Product contact surfaces Organisms of public health significance Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited

in-house method QIS# 31655

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Biological analysis of other healthcare or pharmaceutical products and accessories Dialysis waters Heterotrophic colony count Membrane filter

In-house method QIS# 24635 (SHW 1.3)

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