Biotest Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Underwood Laboratory

Accreditation No.

10926

Site No.

10919

Date of Accreditation

24 Apr 1996

Address

2 Darnick Street
Underwood, QLD 4119
Australia

biotestlab.com.au

Contact

Mr Sofroni Eglezos P: +61 (07) 38412232

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  MTM-01-005-04 using Bruker library version MBT Compass Library, Revision E, Version 8
Pet foods; Stockfeeds Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment AS 5013.10, AOAC RI 100701, in-house methods MTM-02-009-01, MTM-02-009-02
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment AOAC 997.03, in-house method MTM-02-007-05
Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic in-house method MTM-02-008-01
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AOAC 986.33; AOAC 989.10, AOAC 990.12
in-house methods MTM-02-001-03, MTM-02-001-04
Coliforms Pour plate AS 5013.4, in-house method MTM-02-005-01 
Listeria monocytogenes Selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1, AOAC RI 021201, in-house methods MTM-02-007-02, MTM-02-007-04
Yeasts and moulds Pour plate AS 5013.29, in-house method MTM-02-002-01
Listeria spp. Selective enrichment AS 5013.24.1, AOAC RI 021201, in-house methods MTM-02-007-02, MTM-02-007-04
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.12.1; AS 5013.12.3; AOAC 2003.07; AOAC 2003.08, AOAC 2003.11
in-house methods MTM-02-010-01, MTM-02-010-02, MTM-02010-03
Osmophilic yeasts Pour plate in-house method MTM-02-002-03
Coliforms Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.3, in-house method MTM-02-005-03
Cronobacter sakazakii (Enterobacter sakazakii) Selective enrichment ISO/TS 22964, in-house method MTM-02-005-13
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AOAC 997.02
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate in-house method MTM-02-006-01
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate in-house method MTM-02-005-04
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 Selective enrichment AOAC RI 100701, in-house methods MTM-02-005-11, MTM-02-005-12
Plate count Pour plate AS 5013.5; AS 5013.7; AS 5013.11.2; AS 5013.11.4; AS 5013.17; AS 5013.20, AS 5013.23
in-house method MTM-02-001
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15, in-house method MTM-02-005-10
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate AS 5013.16, in-house method MTM-02-004-01
Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.2, in-house method MTM-02-004-01
Xerophilic moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AS 5013.29, in-house method MTM-02-002-02
Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 Selective enrichment AOAC RI 100701, in-house methods MTM-02-005-11, MTM-02-005-12
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate in-house method MTM-02-006-01
Coliforms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AOAC 986.33; AOAC 989.10, AOAC 991.14
in-house method MTM-02-005-01, MTM-02-005-08
Escherichia coli​​​​ Most probable number (MPN) AS 5013.15, in-house method MTM-02-005-07
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic AOAC 991.14, in-house method MTM-02-002-06
Analysis for microorganisms in abattoirs Meat Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 Qualitative selective enrichment

AOAC RI 100701; FSIS MLG 5.09 (confirmation only); FSIS MLG 5B.05 (confirmation only)

in-house methods MTM-02-005-11, MTM-02-005-12
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 990.12, in-house method MTM-02-001-04

Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 Qualitative selective enrichment

AOAC RI 100701; FSIS MLG 5.09 (confirmation only); FSIS MLG 5B.05 (confirmation only)

in-house methods MTM-02-005-11, MTM-02-005-12
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10, AOAC RI 100701

in-house methods MTM-02-009-01, MTM-02-009-02
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08

in-house method MTM-02-005-08
Meat surfaces; Product contact surfaces Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10, AOAC RI 100701

in-house methods MTM-02-009-01, MTM-02-009-02
Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 990.12, in-house method MTM-02-001-04

Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08

in-house method MTM-02-005-08

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Air - Indoor; Purified and processed waters; Surfaces Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4, in-house method MTM-02-005-01

Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

FSIS MLG 5.09 (confirmation only) and FSIS MLG 5B.05 (confirmation only)

 in-house methods MTM-02-005-11, MTM-02-005-12
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate

in-house method MTM-005-04

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, in-house method MTM-02-005-03

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Visual immunoprecipitation AOAC 997.03, in-house method MTM-02-007-05
Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 991.14, in-house method MTM-02-005-08

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

AS 5013.15, in-house method MTM-02-005-07

Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

FSIS MLG 5.09 (confirmation only) and FSIS MLG 5B.05 (confirmation only)

in-house method MTM-02-005-12
Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1, in-house method MTM-02-007-02

Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5, in-house method MTM-02-001

Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 989.10, AOAC 990.12

in-house methods MTM-02-001-03, MTM-02-001-04
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.29, in-house method MTM-02-002-01

Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 Qualitative selective enrichment

AOAC RI 100701, in-house method MTM-02-005-11

Coliforms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 989.10, AOAC 991.14

in-house methods MTM-02-005-01, MTM-02-005-08
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment

AS 5013.10, AOAC RI 100701

in-house methods MTM-02-009-01, MTM-02-009-02
Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In house method  MTM-01-005-04 using Bruker library version MBT Compass Library, Revision E, Version 8
Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters; Trade wastes Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS 4276.13, in-house method MTM-04-005-02

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

AS 4276.6 

Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

AS 4276.7, in-house method MTM-04-008-01

Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.11, in-house method MTM-04-005-01

Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1, AS 4276.3.2

in-house methods MTM-04-004-01, MTM-04-004-04
Enterococci Membrane filter AS 4276.9, in-house method MTM-04-010-01
Coliforms Membrane filter

AS 4276.5, in-house method MTM-04-020-01

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 3896, in-house method MTM-04-003

Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter

AS 4276.20, in-house method MTM-04-001

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.7, in-house method MTM-04-020-01

Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

AS 4276.17.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Bacterial isolates; Mould isolates; Yeast isolates Identification MALDI-TOF In house method  MTM-01-005-04 using Bruker library version MBT Compass Library, Revision E, Version 8
Beer; Butter; Cocoa and cocoa products; Coffee; Dehydrated foods; Dips; Heat-processed foods in hermetically sealed containers; Liquid milk; Milk concentrates; Oysters; Potable waters; Powdered beverages; Royal jelly; Sandwiches; Sugar and sugar products; Waters for domestic purposes; Waters for potable and domestic purposes Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic MB072 04
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Gelatine and other gums; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Non-frozen prepared meals; Nutritional supplements; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 997.02, in-house method MTM-02-002-01

Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 Molecular

FSIS MLG 5.08, FSIS MLG 5B.05,

in-house method MTM-02-005-12
Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7 Selective enrichment

AOAC RI 100701, in-house method MTM-02-005-11

Listeria monocytogenes Visual immunoassay (VIA)

AOAC 997.03, in-house method MTM-02-007-05

Pseudomonas spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

in-house method MTM-02-008-01

Coliforms Pour plate

AS 5013.4, in-house method MTM-02-005-01

Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 Selective enrichment

AOAC RI 100701, in-house method MTM-02-005-11

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

AS 5013.15, in-house method MTM-02-005-07

Plate count Pour plate

AS 5013.5; AS 5013.7; AS 5013.11.2; AS 5013.11.4; AS 5013.17; AS 5013.20, AS 5013.23,

in-house methods MTM-02-001, MTM-01-001-04
Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.15, in-house method MTM-02-005-10

Xerophilic moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.29, in-house method MTM-02-002-02

Coliforms Most probable number (MPN)

AS 5013.3, in-house method MTM-02-005-03

Plate count Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 986.33; AOAC 989.10, AOAC 990.12,

in-house methods MTM-02-001-03, MTM-02-001-04
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.12.1; AS 5013.12.3; AOAC 2003.07; AOAC 2003.08 , AOAC 2003.11,

in-house methods MTM-02-010-01, MTM-02-010-02, MTM-02-010-03
Osmophilic yeasts Pour plate

in-house method MTM-02-002-03

Bacillus cereus Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 5013.2, in-house method MTM-02-003-01

Listeria spp. Visual immunoassay (VIA)

AOAC 997.03, in-house method MTM-02-007-05

Listeria spp. Selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1, AOAC RI 021201,

in-house methods MTM-02-007-02, MTM-02-007-04
Lactic acid bacteria Pour plate

in-house method MTM-02-006-01

Coliforms Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 986.33; AOAC 989.10, AOAC 991.14,

in-house methods MTM-02-005-01, MTM-02-005-08
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate

in-house method MTM-02-005-04

Cronobacter sakazakii (Enterobacter sakazakii) Selective enrichment

ISO/TS 22964, in-house method MTM-02-005-13

Salmonella spp. Selective enrichment

AS 5013.10, AOAC RI 100701,

in-house methods MTM-02-009-01, MTM-02-009-02
Lactobacillus spp. Pour plate

in-house method MTM-02-006-01

Yeasts and moulds Pour plate

AS 5013.29, in-house method MTM-02-002-01

Listeria monocytogenes Selective enrichment

AS 5013.24.1, AOAC RI 021201,

in-house methods MTM-02-007-02, MTM-02-007-04
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate

AS 5013.16, in-house method MTM-02-004-01

Escherichia coli​​​​ Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AOAC 991.14, in-house method MTM-02-005-08

Plate count - Aerobic Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic MB073 06
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; 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 Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic MB074 03
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen foods; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Herbs and spices; Honey; Meat and meat products; Mixed foods; Molluscs; Non-frozen prepared meals; Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm AOAC 2014.05, in-house method MTM-02-002-06
Preservative resistant yeasts Pour plate in-house method MTM-02-002-05
Cereal products Rope spores Pour plate in house method MTM-02-001-11
Potable waters Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

AS 3896, in-house method MTM-04-003

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS 4276.13, in-house method MTM-04-005-02

Pseudomonas spp. Membrane filter

AS 4276.11, in-house method MTM-04-005-01

Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.7, in-house method MTM-02-008-01

Plate count Pour plate

AS 4276.3.1, AS 4276.3.2, 

in-house methods MTM-04-004-01, MTM -04-004-04
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Membrane filter

AS 4276.20, in-house method MTM-04-001 

Escherichia coli​​​​ Membrane filter

AS 4276.7, in-house method MTM-04-008-01

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

AS 4276.6

Coliforms Membrane filter

AS 4276.5, in-house method MTM-04-020-01

Clostridium spp. - Sulfite reducing Membrane filter

AS 4276.17.1, in-house method MTM-04-007

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for media quality control Bacteriology media - Biochemical test media; Bacteriology media - General purpose; Bacteriology media - Selective; Routine isolation/differential mycology media Cultural recovery; Culture selectivity; Gel strength; Physical appearance; Shelf life; Sterility; pH

in-house method MMM-SOP-003-03

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