Public Health Laboratory

Site

Public Health Laboratory – Tasmania

Accreditation No.

1785

Site No.

1778

Date of Accreditation

28 Oct 1983

Address

Department of Health, 18 St Johns Avenue
New Town, TAS 7008
Australia

health.tas.gov.au/phlab

Contact

Mr Paul Grey P: +61 (03) 61661107

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Coliforms - Thermotolerant Defined substrate technology in-house method PHL 7.4
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.5

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

AS 4276.21

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.13

Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.3.2

Enterococci Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method 8.4

Heterotrophic colony count Most probable number (MPN) in-house method PHL 11.3
Enterococci Membrane filter

AS 4276.9

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Campylobacter spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 1.19
Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.1, AS 5013.5


Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4

Potable waters Enterococci Membrane filter

AS 4276.9

Plate count Pour plate

AS/NZS 4276.3.1, AS/NZS 4276.3.2

Enterococci Most probable number (MPN)

in-house method 8.4

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Defined substrate technology

in-house method PHL 7.4

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

AS/NZS 4276.5

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

AS 4276.21

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 4276.14

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS/NZS 4276.13

Analysis for microorganisms Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Salmonella spp. Enrichment

AS 5013.10, in-house method 1.13


Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment

AS 5013.24.1, in-house method 1.15

Vibrio parahaemolyticus Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.18
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 1.16
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.15

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) in-house method 1.17, 1.18
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3

Analysis for microorganisms Crustaceans; Dairy products; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate

AS 5013.19.1


Bacillus cereus Spread plate

AS 5013.2


Listeria spp. Spread plate

AS 5013.24.2

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate

AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.12.2


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