Eurofins Food Testing Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20293

Site No.

24190

Date of Accreditation

16 Apr 2019

Address

6 Monterey Road
Dandenong South, VIC 3175
Australia

eurofins.com.au

Contact

Mr Asif Husain P: +61 0477639179

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

Scope of Accreditation

Melbourne Microbiology Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method MM-035 (Bruker Library number 9607 MSP Version 10.0)
Pet foods Clostridium perfringens Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-034
Enterococci Pour plate in-house method MM-088
Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-090.1
Anaerobes Pour plate in-house method MM-089
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.2)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15
Bacillus spp. Spread plate AS 5013.2
Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate AS 5013.6
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Presence/absence AS 5013.12.3
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate AS 5013.8.2
Shigella spp. Cultural AS 5013.25
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Salmonella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 121501; AFNOR (EGS 38/01-03/15) (in-house method MM-064)
Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube in-house method MM-090.2
Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Pour plate in-house method MM-073.1
Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Cultural in-house method MM-073.2
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 061701; AFNOR (EGS 38/05-03/17) (in-house method MM-065)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Cultural in-house  method MM-081
Campylobacter spp. Molecular AOAC 111803 (in-house method MM-043)
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16
Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate GB 4789.38 (Method II)
Salmonella spp. Enrichment AS 5013.10
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4
Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate AS 5013.12.1
Escherichia coli​​​​ Cultural ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.1)
Shigella spp. Cultural GB 4789.5

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 3896-2008
Plate count Pour plate in-house method LTM-MIC-6631; in-house method LTM-MIC-6632
Bacteriophage - F-specific; Bacteriophage - Somatic Pour plate APHA 9224 B and E
Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium spp. (including spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia); Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.19-2001;
in-house method LTM-MIC-6617;
in-house method LTM-MIC-6618;
AS/NZS 4276.5-2007;
AS/NZS 4276.7-2007;
AS/NZS 4276.9-2007;
AS/NZS 4276.14-1995;
AS/NZS 4276.13-2008
Enterococci; Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) AS/NZS 4276.21-2005;
in-house method LTM-MIC-6623;
APHA 9230D

Potable waters; Purified and processed waters Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter AS 4276.11
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS/NZ 4276.13
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method MM-084
Soils Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) in-house method LTM-MIC-6621
Surfaces Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 061701; AFNOR (EGS 38/05-03/17) (in-house method MM-065)
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Cronobacter spp.​​​​ Molecular AOAC 2018.01 (in-house method MM-042)
Enterococci Pour plate in-house method MM-088
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Cronobacter spp.​​​​ Selective enrichment AS 5013.13
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Cultural in-house method MM-081
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate AS 5013.8.2
Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube in-house method MM-090.2
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Escherichia coli​​​​ Cultural ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.1)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2
Shigella spp. Cultural AS 5013.25
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01 
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.2)
Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15
Salmonella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 121501; AFNOR (EGS 38/01-03/15) (in-house method MM-064)
Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-090.1
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Multiplex AOAC 022003
Detection, characterisation and/or quantification of nucleic acids Surfaces; Viral RNA; Waste waters Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) E gene; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RdRP gene PCR - Qualitative - Reverse transcription (RT-PCR); PCR - Real time in-house method MM-092
Viral RNA; Waste waters Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) E gene; Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RdRP gene PCR - Quantitative - Reverse transcription (RT-PCR); PCR - Real time in-house method MM-092

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method MM-035 (Bruker Library number 9607 MSP Version 10.0)
Beer Lactic acid bacteria Membrane filter in-house method MM-077
Yeasts - Wild Membrane filter in-house method MM-078
Aerobes Membrane filter in-house method MM-076
Beer; Beverages Yeasts - Preservative acid resistant Membrane filter in-house method MM-085
Beverages Plate count Membrane filter AS 5013.14.2
Lactic acid bacteria Membrane filter in-house method MM-071.3
Beverages; Cereal products; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2014.05
Yeasts and moulds Pour plate GB 4789.15
Beverages; Coffee Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method MM-084
Cereal products; Crustaceans; Fish; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Prawns; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Cultural ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.1)
Cereal products; Crustaceans; Fish; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Prawns; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) ISO 16649-3 (in-house method MM-082.2)
Cereal products; Dairy products Cronobacter spp.​​​​ Molecular AOAC 2018.01 (in-house method MM-042)
Cereal products; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Potable waters; Vegetables and vegetable products Campylobacter spp. Molecular AOAC 111803 (in-house method MM-043)
Cereal products; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-090.1
Cereal products; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Vegetables and vegetable products Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) GB 4789.3 Method I
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Salmonella spp. Enrichment GB 4789.4
Bacillus cereus Spread plate AS 5013.2
Plate count - Aerobic Pour plate GB 4789.2
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 061701; AFNOR (EGS 38/05-03/17) (in-house method MM-065)
Enterobacteriaceae Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube in-house method MM-090.2
Staphylococcus aureus Enrichment GB 4789.10 Method I
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5 
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Presence/absence AS 5013.12.3
Enterococci Pour plate in-house method MM-088
Salmonella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) AOAC 121501; AFNOR (EGS 38/01-03/15) (in-house method MM-064)
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate AS 5013.8.2
Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate GB 4789.38 (Method II)
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15
Salmonella spp. Enrichment AS 5013.10 
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate AS 5013.29
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 997.02
Coliforms Pour plate GB 4789.3 Method II
Staphylococcus aureus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic GB 4789.10 Method II
Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate AS 5013.12.1
Cereal products; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Potable waters; Vegetables and vegetable products Campylobacter spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Spread plate AS 5013.6
Cereal products; Dairy products; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Cultural in-house method MM-081
Cereal products; Dairy products; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Vegetables and vegetable products Shigella spp. Cultural GB 4789.5
Shigella spp. Cultural AS 5013.25
Cereal products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Vegetables and vegetable products Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Pour plate in-house method MM-073.1
Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Cultural in-house method MM-073.2
Anaerobes Pour plate in-house method MM-089
Clostridium perfringens Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-034
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16
Cereal products; Meat and meat products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Multiplex AOAC 022003
Plate count - Aerobic Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Crustaceans; Fish; Molluscs (including shell); Oysters; Prawns Vibrio spp. Cultural in-house method MM-072.3
Vibrio spp. Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube in-house method MM-072.1
Vibrio spp. Most probable number (MPN) in-house method MM-072.2
Dairy products Plate count - Aerobic Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 989.10
Cronobacter spp.​​​​ Enrichment AS 5013.13
Dairy products; Fish; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Meat and meat products; Vegetables and vegetable products Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate in-house method MM-071.2
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate in-house method MM-071.1
Dairy products; Liquid milk Cronobacter sakazakii (Enterobacter sakazakii) Enrichment GB 4789.40 Method I
Meat and meat products Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate AS 5013.21

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