Symbio Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2455

Site No.

14419

Date of Accreditation

22 Jun 2000

Address

Unit 36, 640-680 Geelong Road
Brooklyn, VIC 3012
Australia

symbiolabs.com.au

Contact

Ms Ginna Camacho P: +61 1300703166

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF
In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Pet foods; Stockfeeds Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29 
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.24.2
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (M18.8)
Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.2 


Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/06 - 09/97
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate ISO 21528-2
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.12.1
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 2005.04
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29
Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT) in house method M18.4
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT) AOAC 071101
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT) AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 071301
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Total Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12

Meat; Meat surfaces Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC 071101
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 2005.04
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

AOAC 071301

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS/NZS 5276.13
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.7
Plate count Pour plate AS/NZS 4276.3.1
Anaerobes; Plate count Pour plate In house method M4.1
Legionella spp. Membrane filter ISO 11731
Coliforms Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.5
Spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia Membrane filter in house method M7.4.1
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS/NZS 3896
Plate count Spiral plate in house method M2.1.3
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS/NZS 4276.21
Product contact surfaces Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.12.1
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR 12/16-09/05, AOAC RI 071101
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AFNOR BIO 12/02-06/94, AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12, AOAC 981202, AOAC 2004.06

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment; Selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.2
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate ISO 15214
Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 041701
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS5013.3
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate ISO 21528-2
Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.24.2
Surfaces Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 051801 (M8.8.3)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (M18.8)
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C (M8.7)
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Enterococci Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.9

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for allergenic proteins Cereal products; Confectionery; Dairy products; Meat and meat products Gluten allergens Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Method AOAC 991.19;2012.01 and in-house CF040

Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Beer; Butter; Coffee; Dips; Edible fats and oils; Food additives; Frozen foods; Liquid milk; Milk concentrates; Non-frozen prepared meals; Nutritional supplements; Oysters; Potable waters; Powdered beverages; Royal jelly; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Waters for domestic purposes; Waters for potable and domestic purposes Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate ISO 15214
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate in house method M 10.2
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; 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; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5, GB 4789.2
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen foods; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. Spread plate GB 4789.4
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Honey; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 051801 (M8.8.3)
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C (M8.7)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; 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; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Powdered beverages; 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; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; 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; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.24.2, GB 4789.30
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.12.1, GB 4789.10
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12, AFNOR BIO 12/02-06/94, AOAC 2004.06, AOAC 981202 
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR 12/32-10/11, AOAC 071101
Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.2

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; 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; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS SLM) AFNOR 12/16-09/05
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97
Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.21
Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 041701
Campylobacter spp. Spread plate AS 5013.6
Commercial sterility Cultural; Spread plate AS 1766.3.7, AS 1766.3.16, GB 4789.26
Yeasts and moulds Pour plate GB 4789.15
Cronobacter sakazakii (Enterobacter sakazakii) Most probable number (MPN) GB 4789.40
Coliforms Spread plate GB 4789.3
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2014.50
Shigella spp. Spread plate AS 5013.25
Listeria spp. Spread plate GB 4789.30
Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS AFNOR SOL 37/02 - 06/13
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SOLUS AFNOR SOL 37/01 - 06-13
Bacillus spp. Pour plate in house method 4.11 (APHA 22, 22.52)
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 2005.04
Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP SPT) in house method M18.4
Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate GB 4789.35
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Pour plate ISO 16649-2 (M8.11)
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (M18.8)
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Dehydrated foods; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 071301
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Meat and meat products; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2003.11
Beverages; Cereal products; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate ISO 21528-2
Beverages; Cereal products; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Meat and meat products; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Oysters; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.12.3
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) - Triplicate tube AS 5013.9
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate AS 5013.8
Beverages; Cereal products; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Herbs and spices; Meat and meat products; Molluscs; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Cronobacter sakazakii (Enterobacter sakazakii) Qualitative selective enrichment FL 11.43 (M44.0)
Confectionery; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Liquid milk; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10 - Food Biotech, 29
Dairy products Thermoduric organisms Pour plate AS 5013.28; in-house method M4.6
Potable waters Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS/NZS 4276.21
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.7
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.13
Plate count Spiral plate in house method M2.1.3
Enterococci Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.9
Plate count - Anaerobic Pour plate in house method M4.1
Plate count Pour plate AS/NZS 4276.3.1
Spores of sulfite reducing Clostridia Membrane filter in house method M7.4.1
Coliforms Membrane filter AS/NZS 4276.5
Analysis for microorganisms Potable waters Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS/NZS 3896

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