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Microbiology
Microbiological Analysis

ILC Micro-Chem provides a variety of microbial enumeration and pathogen identification/detection tests utilizing the latest approved Health Canada methods. We perform microbiological analyses applicable to environmental samples and every major food product category. As part of our value added program, we supply our clients with swabs and air settlement plates for environmental monitoring upon request. ILC Micro-Chem offers pathogen detection tests through rapid methods for quicker turn-around times, such as BAX® System PCR Assays.

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Listed below are the microbiological analyses conducted at ILC Micro-Chem:

Methods

SCC Accreditation

Aerobic CC -MFHPB -18

Yes

Aerobic CC (3M�Petrifilm�)-MFHPB-33

Yes

Y & M Enumeration -MFHPB-22

Yes

Coliform 3M Petri film-MFHPB-34

Yes

Coliform (MPN)-MFHPB-19

Yes

E.coli 3M Petri film-MFHPB-34

Yes

E. coli (MPN)-MFHPB-19

Yes

E. coli O157:H7-MFLP-30 (Rapid screening BAX® method)

Yes

S.aureus enumeration (3M�Petrifilm�)-MFLP-21

Yes

S.aureus enumeration-MFHPB-21

Yes

Salmonella MFHPB-20

Yes

Salmonella-MFLP-29 (Rapid screening BAX® method)

Yes

L. monocytogenes-MFHPB-30

Yes

L. monocytogenes-MFLP-28 (Rapid screening BAX® method)

Yes

Listeria spp.- MFHPB-30

Yes

L. monocytogenes enumeration-MFLP-74

Yes

C. perfringens- MFHPB-23

Yes

B. cereus -MFLP-42

No

Pseudomonas aeruginosa-MFLP-61

No

Aerobic/Anaerobic Sporeformers-MFLP-44

No

Enterobacteriaceae-(3M�Petrifilm�)-MFLP-09

Yes

Enterobacteriaceae- MFLP-43

No

Lactic acid bacteria-QAM 212

No

Anaerobic CC-QAM 227

No

E. faecalis in foods-QAM 243

No

Water Testing Methods

Heterotrophic PC Water-AWWA 9215B

Yes

Total coliform -Water- AWWA 9222B

Yes

E. coli -Water- AWWA 9222B

Yes

P.aeruginosa -AWWA 9213E

No