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Microbiology Food Scheme

[Mikrobiologisk kompetensprovning]

EPTIS factsheet 123377 | Last revision 2021-05-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts123377 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts123377

PT provider
PT provider Swedish Food Agency Swedish Food Agency
Based in Sweden
Language(s) English, Swedish
Remarks Performance is based on results for the participants in the PT round.
Keywords
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Freeze-dried microorganisms Escherichia coli Quantitative microbiological methods
Salmonella Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Yeast Quantitative microbiological methods
Enterococci Quantitative microbiological methods
Lactic acid bacteria Quantitative microbiological methods
Escherichia coli 0157 Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Staphylococci, Coagulase-positive Quantitative microbiological methods
Yersinia enterocolitica Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Clostridium perfringens Quantitative microbiological methods
Psychrotrophic organisms Quantitative microbiological methods
Pathogenic Vibrio Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Listeria monocytogenes Quantitative microbiological methods
Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Bacillus cereus, presumptive Quantitative microbiological methods
Enterobacteriaceae Quantitative microbiological methods
Mould count Quantitative microbiological methods
Aerobic plate count 20°C and 30°C Quantitative microbiological methods
Campylobacter, thermotolerant Quantitative microbiological methods
Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Sulphite-reducing bacteria, anaerobic Quantitative assay
Coliforms, 30°C and 37°C Quantitative microbiological methods
Aerobic count and hydrogen sulphide producing bacteria in fish and fish products, 20-25°C Quantitative microbiological methods
Contaminating microorganisms in dairy products Quantitative microbiological methods
Gram-negative bacteria in pasteurized milk and cream. Detection of recontamination Qualitative Microbiological Methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Any laboratories that use suitable microbiological method
Linked to specific legislation / standards No
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants 150-200
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by SWEDAC on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee ca 550 Euro
Regularly operated Yes (Three times per year: January, April and October)
Year of first operation 1980
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Swedish Food Agency
P.O.Box 622
751 26 Uppsala
Sweden

Phone: +46 18 175500
Fax:
Web: https://www2.slv.se/absint https://www2.slv.se/absint
Dr. Jonas Ilbäck
Phone: +46 18 174395
Fax:
Email: pt-micro@slv.se pt-micro@slv.se
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Sweden, Mr Bertil Magnusson. Mr Bertil Magnusson.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21