List of Analyses performed


The below list shows the major analyses performed and other services provided. This list is ever growing and specialized analyses can be designed and performed to meet our clients requirements. Note that the standard lowest level of detection can be varied to meet your requirements.


Solid/Liquid Food and Environmental Solid/Liquid Samples


Acid and Preservative Resistant Yeast
Aerobic Microbial Culture (Hospital Scope Testing)
Aerobic Spore Count
Anaerobic Plate Count
Bacillus cereus
Bacillus species
Biological indicators (Autoclave validation)
Brochothrix thermosphacta
Campylobacter species
Clostridium perfringens
Escherichia coli
Faecal coliforms
Faecal streptococci
Gram Negative Bacteria
Halophilic plate count
Lactic Acid Bacteria
Legionella species and Legionella pneumophilia
Listeria monocytogenes
Listeria species
Mesophilic Spore Count (Aerobic)
Mesophilic Spore Count (Anaerobic)
Organism Identification (Bacteria, yeast and mould)
Osmophilic Yeast & Mould Count
Plate Count
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas species
Psychrotrophic Organism Count
Ralstonia & Cupriavidus species
Rope Spores
Salmonella species
Slime-forming bacteria
Staphylococci (coagulase positive)
Sulfate reducing bacteria
Sulphite reducing clostridia
Thermoduric plate Count
Thermophilic plate Count
Thermophilic spore-forming bacteria
Vibrio cholerae
Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Wild Yeast Count
Yeast and moulds
Yersinia enterocolitica



Water and Liquid Samples


Anaerobic plate count
Clostridium perfringens
Escherichia coli
Faecal Coliforms
Faecal Streptococci
Fungi in Fuel
Legionella species and Legionella pneumophila
Plate Count
Pseudomonas aeruginosa/species
Ralstonia & Cupriavidus species
Staphylococcus - coagulase positive
Total Coliforms
Yeast and Mould
and those organisms listed above in food and environmental solid/liquid section.


Other Testing


Dust Bacteria and Fungal counts
Hygiene Surface Testing for Plate Count an a large selection of pathogenic and indicator organisms
Other Surface Testing including air-conditionging for Plate Count and a large selection of pathogenic and indicator organisms
Meat carcass Surface swabs - E. coli, Salmonella and Plate Count
Air samples - Plate Count (bacteria)
Air samples - Fungi (yeast and mould)
Air samples - Thermoactinomycetes
Bacteria and fungal isolate identification


All organisms reported are confirmed identifications and no presumptive analyses are performed.

All costs are final charges and no further charges are made for confirmation tests, batch, reporting or administration.

Consultations and miscellaneous


Food Preparation, manufacture and laboratory facility audits
Hygiene Auditing
Organism Identification service
Processing and investigation of food poisoning complaints
Shelf life evaluations