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Melbourne Microbiology Laboratory

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2020

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2013

Date of Accreditation

28 Feb 1986

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Blackburn, VIC 3130
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Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Microbiology Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF AOAC 2017.09; AOAC 2017.10 (in-house method M139) (MBT Compass Library Revision H, MBT 5442)
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Listeria monocytogenes Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1 
Meat; Meat surfaces Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08 
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS UP SPT)  AOAC 999.06, AOAC 2004.06 
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10 
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 996.08 
Meat; Meat surfaces; Product contact surfaces Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5

Listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella spp. Enrichment; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS UP SPT) 

AS 5013.24.1, AS 5013.10, AOAC 2013.01


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

AOAC 991.15, AOAC 998.08

Listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella spp. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

AOAC 999.06, AOAC 2004.06, AOAC 996.08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor Plate count Air sampler in house method M33, M34
Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Product contact surfaces; Surfaces Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10 
Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Purified and processed waters; Surfaces Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate AS 5013.12.1
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15 (M8.1)
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter AS 4276.9 
Clostridium perfringens Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.16 
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5 (M2.1)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 999.06
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

In house method M36.2, 

APHA 2001, AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 2004.02, AS 5013.10, AOAC RI Cert 020901

Coliforms - Thermotolerant and total Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3 (M8.1, M8.2)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate AS 5013.24.2 
Osmophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate AS 5013,29 
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube AS 5013.12.3
Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15, AS 5013.12.3
In house method M8.1, M8.2, M40.1


Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal; Coliforms; Osmophilic yeasts; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

AS 5013.5, AS 5013.4, ,AS 5013.29, APHA 2001
In house method M2.1



Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013 2 
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AOAC 999.06

Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Bacillus cereus; Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Osmophilic yeasts; Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 990.12, AS 5013.2, AS 5013.6, AS 5013.16, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08, AOAC 2003.01, AS 5013.24.2, AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.29

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate AS 5013 .12.1 
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal; Osmophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.9, AS 5013.29

Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01 
Osmophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29 
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4 
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in house method M40.1
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 2004.02 
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment APHA 2001, AS 5013.24.1 (M36.2)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
AOAC 998.08
Campylobacter spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.6
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Pour plate APHA 2001 
Osmophilic yeasts; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter AS 4276.29 
Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Surfaces Plate count Air sampler; Contact plates

CMME 2001, In house method M33, M34

Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF AOAC 2017.09; AOAC 2017.10 (in-house method M139)  (MBT Compass Library Revision H, MBT 5442)

Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Purified and processed waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 4276.3.1 
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia); Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Streptococcus - Faecal; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant; Plate count Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.17.1, AS/NZS 4276.5, AS/NZS 4276.7, AS/NZS 4276.9, AS/NZS 4276.11, AS/NZS 4276.13

Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter AS 4276.11, AS 4276.13
Plate count Membrane filter AS 4276.3.1
Heterotrophic colony count; Plate count Pour plate AS 4276.3.1, AS 4276.3.2 
Heterotrophic colony count; Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.3.2

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7
Enterococci; Streptococcus - Faecal Membrane filter AS 4276.9
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS/NZS 4276.14

Clostridium perfringens (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia) Qualitative selective enrichment AS 4276.17.1 
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp.; Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS 3896

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

AS/NZS 4276.6

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Cultural; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method M36.3, M36.8
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 3896 
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Product contact surfaces; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Surfaces; Swimming pool and spa waters Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AOAC 2013.01 (M80.6)

Product contact surfaces Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 2013.01
Listeria monocytogenes Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 2004.06
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08 
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 996.08
Listeria monocytogenes Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1 
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5 
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5103.10 
Surfaces Cronobacter spp.​​​​ PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/42-03/18 (in-house method M140)
Salmonella spp. PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/38-06/16 (in-house method M80.8)
Listeria monocytogenes PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/40-11/16 (in-house method M36.11)
Listeria spp. PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/39-09/16 (in-house method M36.10)
Sample collection Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Surface waters Not applicable Settle plate CMME 2001 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method M139 (AOAC 2017.09; AOAC 2017.10)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen foods; 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 Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.2
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Infant formulas; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/38-06/16 (in-house method M80.8)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Mould isolates; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS SLM) AOAC 996.08
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house method M40.1
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic in-house method M2.2 
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Potable waters; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 2013.10 (M36.8)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Prawns; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Clostridium spp.​​​​ Pour plate FDA BAM (in-house method M6.2)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio vulnificus; Yeasts and moulds (including osmophilic and preservative resistant forms) Enrichment

AS 5013.6, AS 5013.24.1, AS 5013.10, AOAC 2004.02, AOAC RI Cert 020901, AS 1766.2.9, APHA 2001, FDA BAM 2004
In house method M36.2, M57

Yeasts and moulds; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.29
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment APHA 2001, AS 5013.24.1
in-house method M36.2
Bacillus cereus; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Vibrio vulnificus; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15, AOAC 2009.02, AS 5013.12.3, AS 1766.2.9, FDA BAM 2004

in house method M43.2, M8.1, M8.2, M40.1

Yeasts and moulds (including osmophilic and preservative resistant forms) Enrichment in-house method M57
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
Clostridium perfringens Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.16
Campylobacter spp. Enrichment AS 5013.6
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15, in-house method M8.2
Thermoduric organisms; Thermoduric spores Pour plate AS 5013.28
Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Vibrio vulnificus Enrichment FDA BAM 2004
Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method M79
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS) AOAC 999.06, AOAC 2004.06
Yeasts and moulds; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate AS 5013.29
Listeria spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

AOAC 999.06, AOAC 996.08, AOAC 2004.06
in house method M79

Listeria monocytogenes PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/40-11/16 (in-house method M36.11)
Plate count Membrane filter AS 5013.14.2
Plate count; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate; Spread plate

AS 5013.14.2, AS 5013.29

Listeria spp. Enrichment AOAC 2004.02
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.5
in-house method M8.1
Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate APHA 2001
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4
Enterococci; Lactic acid bacteria; Mesophilic aerobic spores; Rope spores; Thermophilic anaerobic spores Pour plate APHA 2001
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.24.2
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS UP SPT)

AOAC 2013.01 (M80.6)

Listeria spp. PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/39-09/16 (in-house method M36.10)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.12.3
Bacillus cereus; Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Plate count; Psychrotrophic microorganisms; Yeasts and moulds; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 990.12, AS 5013.2, AS 5013.6, AS 5013.16, AOAC 991.14, APHA 2001, AS 5013.24.2, AS 5013.23, AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.29, AOAC 998.08, AOAC 2003.01, AOAC 2003.07, AOAC 2003.08, AOAC 2003.11

In house method M2.2

Psychrotrophic microorganisms Spread plate AS 5013.23
Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterococci; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Mesophilic aerobic spores; Plate count; Rope spores; Thermoduric organisms; Thermoduric spores; Thermophilic aerobic spores; Yeasts and moulds; Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Pour plate

AS 5013.5, AS 5013.4, AS 5013.28, AS 5013.29, APHA 2001
In house method M2.1, M45

Campylobacter spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.6
Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio spp.; Vibrio vulnificus Most probable number (MPN) FDA BAM 2004
Staphylococcus spp. (including coagulase producing strains) Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.12.1, AOAC 2003.07, AOAC 2003.08, AOAC 2003.11
Yeasts and moulds - Osmophilic Spread plate AS 5013.29
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products; Yeast isolates Bacillus cereus Most probable number (MPN) in-house method M43.2
Clostridium spp.​​​​ Enrichment AS 5013.10
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); Mould isolates; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) in-house method M40.2
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5, in-house method M2.1
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Dairy products; 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; Mixed foods; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products; Yeast isolates Salmonella spp. Enrichment AOAC RI Cert 020901
Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; 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 Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic in-house method M114.1
Dairy products Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2 (M134) 
Dairy products; Infant cereal; Infant formulas Cronobacter spp.​​​​ PCR - Real time NF BIO 12/42-03/18 (in-house method M140)
Dairy products; Meat and meat products Listeria monocytogenes PCR - Real time AOAC 2019.11 (in-house method M36.11)
Mixed foods Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/2-09/89C (M52)
Potable waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS/NZS 4276.6

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS/NZS 4276.14

Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter AS 4276.11, AS 4276.13
Escherichia coli​​​​; Streptococcus - Faecal; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS 4276.7
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Cultural; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method M36.3, M36.8
Enterococci Membrane filter AS 4276.9
Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia); Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Streptococcus - Faecal; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant; Plate count Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.17.1, AS/NZS 4276.5, AS/NZS 4276.7, AS/NZS 4276.9, AS/NZS 4276.11, AS/NZS 4276.13

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AOAC 2013.01 (M80.6)

Plate count Membrane filter AS 4276.3.1
Coliforms Membrane filter AS 4276.5
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp.; Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS 3896

Heterotrophic colony count; Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.3.2

Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia) Membrane filter AS 4276.17.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method M139 (AOAC 2017.09; AOAC 2017.10)
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products; Essential oils; Perfumes Bioburden Classical ANSI/AMMI/ISO 11737-1, BS EN 1174.1 (M38)
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Biological products; Pharmaceuticals Bioburden Classical in-house method M38 (ANSI/AMMI/ISO 11737-1 BS EN 1174.1
Biological analysis of cosmetics, perfumes and essentials oils Cosmetic products; Essential oils; Perfumes Candida albicans; Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes; Aerobes - Total viable; Bile tolerant gram negative bacteria; Coliforms; Spores; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate; Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic British Pharmacopeia,British Pharmacopeia (Harmonised), CTMAA, FDA BAM, United States Pharmacopeia
in-house methods M21, M22, M24, M56
Biological analysis of human and veterinary medicines including vaccines Biological products Candida albicans; Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes - Total viable; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Yeasts and moulds
Biological products; Pharmaceuticals Candida albicans; Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes - Total viable; Bile tolerant gram negative bacteria; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter; Pour plate; Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic BP, CTMMS, FDA BAM, USP
in-house methods M21, M22, M56, M65.1
Biological analysis of medical devices Medical devices Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerobes; Coliforms; Spores; Yeasts and moulds Pour plate in-house methods M21, M22, M24
Biological analysis of other healthcare or pharmaceutical products and accessories Bandages; Surgical dressings and related products Isolation of bacterial contaminants Membrane filter; Plating in-house method M20.1, M20.2, M20.3
Disinfectants Efficacy Pour plate TGO 54 (M27)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Staphylococcus aureus Carrier test AOAC 991.47, AOAC 991.48, AOAC 991.49 (M55)
Pharmaceutical waters Aerobes - Total viable Membrane filter BP Harmonised (M54)
Tampons Aerobes - Total viable; Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter; Pour plate AS 2869 (M21)

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