CAIQ Test

Enumeration of E.Coli

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

Limit of Detection:
< 10 CFU/g
Limits of Detection can vary based on customer specification

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

Equipment:
Standard Microbiology Supplies

Reportable Units:
CFU/g

Turn Around Time:
7 Business Days

Is Urgent Service Available?
Yes (Enquire our customer service for special requirements at sample.receipt@caiqtest.co.nz)

Method Reference:
GB 4789.38-2012

Method Description:
Sample is pipetted into empty sterile petri dishes, 45°C agar is added, sample is mixed into agar. A thin overlay of agar is poured on top of the first layer once set. The plates are incubated at 36±1°C for 24±2hrs. The plates are counted with an ultraviolet light and checked for fluorescence.

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