CAIQ Test

Detection of Listeria Monocytogenes

Price of the test:
Please enquire with our customer service at sample.receipt@caiqtest.co.nz

Limit of Detection:
Detected or Not Detected
Limits of Detection can vary based on customer specification

Sample Size Requirements:
50g minimum, 100g is recommended

Equipment:
Standard Microbiology Supplies

Reportable Units:
Detected or Not Detected

Turn Around Time:
8 Business Days

Is Urgent Service Available?
No (Enquire our customer service for special requirements at sample.receipt@caiqtest.co.nz)

Method Reference:
GB 4789.30-2016

Method Description:
Sample is enriched in growth medium and incubated at 30±1°C for 24±2hrs. It is then pipetted into a second growth medium and incubated at 30±1°C for 24±2hrs. This is then streaked onto selective agar plates and incubated at 36±1°C for 24-48hrs. Suspected positive are then streaked onto two different selective medias and incubated at 36±1°C for 24-48hrs, after which they are counted and results produced.

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