Symbio Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Microbiology Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2455

Site No.

1567

Date of Accreditation

30 Sep 1981

Address

2 Sirius Road
Lane Cove West , NSW 2066
Australia

symbiolabs.com.au

Contact

Ms Ginna Camacho P: +61 1300703166

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Scientist Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Pet foods; Stockfeeds Rope spores Pour plate APHA Ch 23
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Real time FEMS-MICBIO-2004
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.12.1

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10

Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate ISO 21528.2
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 990.12

Bacillus spp. Pour plate APHA Ch 23
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97

Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.2

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic; Spread plate - Petrifilm

AS 5013.29, AOAC 2014.05

Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate ISO 29981 IDF 220, ISO 20128 IDF 192
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 
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.15

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS SLM) AOAC RI 071101, AFNOR Bio 12/16-09/05, AOAC 2011.03
Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter

in-house method M3.4

Yeasts - Preservative acid resistant Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

in-house method M3.8

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS LIS UP) AFNOR Bio 12/33-05/12
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.24.2

Mesophilic aerobic spore formers; Thermophilic aerobic spore formers Pour plate

AS 1095.3.7-1979

Salmonella spp. PCR - Real time Food Analytical Method - 2011
Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10- Food Biotech, 29 
Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5

Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14

Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

AS 5013.16 

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3 


Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

AOAC 071301

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

AOAC 2005.04

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS)

AFNOR Bio-12/33-05/12

Meat; Meat surfaces Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5

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

AOAC 991.14

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC RI 071101
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 998.08

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10

Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 990.12

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of viruses Tissues Yellow head virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method M74
White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method M73

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor Plate count; Yeasts and moulds Air sampler; Contact plates APHA Ch 3, ISO 14698-1, ISO 14698-2
Bacterial isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF in-house method M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Biosolids; Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Sediments; Swimming pool and spa waters Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Membrane filter ISO 11731
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 3896

Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1 

Plate count Spiral plate

AS 4276.3.2

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

AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7

Product contact surfaces Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 998.08
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR Bio-12/33-05/12
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC RI 071101
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 2005.04
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 PCR - Assurance GDS AOAC 071301
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate AS 5013.24.2
Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97

Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5
Surfaces Salmonella spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Food Analytical Method - 2011
Salmonella spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M16.10- Food Biotech, 29
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 991.14

Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10, AFNOR BIO 12/16-09/05
in-house method M16.1, GWFB8.2
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16 
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29
Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.21

Plate count Pour plate AOAC 990.12
Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AOAC RI 071101, AFNOR Bio 12/16-09/05
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR Bio 12/33-05/12
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 051801 (in-house method M8.8.3)
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Multiplex in-house method M13.10- Food Biotech, 29
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) FEMS-MICBIO-2004
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 (in-house method M18.8)
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm AS 5013.5
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C
Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic APHA Ch 23

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 M39.0 using Bruker Library version BDAL-7311
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; 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; Nutritional supplements; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.12.1 

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Cultural; Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1

Staphylococcus enterotoxins Enzyme immunoassay (EIA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) VIDAS endotoxin II assay
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 991.14 

Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate APHA Ch 19
Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 990.12

Salmonella spp. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS SLM)

AFNOR BIO 12/16-09/05

Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus Qualitative ISO/TS 21872-1
Yeasts - Preservative acid resistant Pour plate; Qualitative selective enrichment APHA Ch 21
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

GWFB9.1

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

AOAC 051801 (in-house method M8.8.3)

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.29

Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5 

Yeasts and moulds Membrane filter in-house method M3.4
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

AS 5013.16 

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS SLM) AOAC RI 071101
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Petrifilm

AOAC 998.08

Mesophilic aerobic spore formers; Thermophilic aerobic spore formers Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 1095.3.7-1979

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.24.2 

Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2014.05
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3 

AS 5013.15 

Enterobacteriaceae Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Petrifilm

AFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C 

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - Automated (VIDAS) AFNOR Bio-12/33-05/12
Rope spores Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic APHA Ch 23
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10 

Vibrio parahaemolyticus Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.18
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate

ISO 29981 IDF 220, ISO 20128 IDF 192

Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; 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; Nutritional supplements; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate ISO 21528.2
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Edible fats and oils; 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; Nutritional supplements; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm AFNOR 01/19 - 04/03 
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
Confectionery; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Fish; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Meat and meat products; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Vegetables and vegetable products Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. PCR - Real time FEMS-MICBIO-2004
Salmonella spp. PCR - Real time Food Analytical Method - 2011
Crustaceans; Fish; Meat and meat products; Molluscs; Poultry and poultry products Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.2 

Bacillus spp. Pour plate APHA Ch 23
Dairy products Thermoduric organisms Pour plate AS 5013.28; in-house method M4.6
Liquid milk Bacterial count Flow cytometry In-house method MT03
Meat and meat products Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

AOAC 071301

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 PCR - Assurance GDS

AOAC 2005.04

Meat and meat products; Mixed foods Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.21

Potable waters Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1 

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

AS 4276.5, AS 4276.7 

Plate count Spiral plate AS 4276.3.2
Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 3896

Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Liquid milk Somatic cell count Flow cytometry In-house method MT02
Fat; Fat - Total; Freezing point; Lactose; Protein; Solids - Non-fat; Specific gravity Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) In-house method MT01

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