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Microbiological proficiency testing of microorganisms in foods

[Sammenlignende laboratorieprøvinger (SLP) innen mikrobiologiske analyser av mat]

EPTIS factsheet 133984 | Last revision 2018-12-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts133984 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts133984

PT provider
PT provider Eurofins Food & Feed Testing Norway AS (Moss) Eurofins Food & Feed Testing Norway AS (Moss)
Based in Norway
Language(s) English/Norwegian
Remarks Eurofins is proud to be one of very few providers of proficiency testing material to offer natural food samples. We consider our product to be unique in the sense that the test material is natural food items inoculated using pure cultures in addition to also containing their natural flora. These samples are designed to challenge you as a laboratory and will be the best tool to assess the quality of the analysis you perform on a daily basis for your customers. The proficiency test samples will contain a broad selection of micro-organisms in all trials that will cover many of your needs. The samples consists of three types; non-pathogenic samples, pathogenic samples and extended pathogenic samples (Vibrio/Campylobacter).
Keywords
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Natural food items inoculated using pure cultures Aerobic plate count Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Lactic acid bacteria Spread plate method
Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Contaminating microorganisms Spread plate method
Enterobacteriaceae Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Coliforms Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Thermotolerant coliforms Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Escherichia coli Pour plate method
Petrifilm
Mould Spread plate method
Petrifilm
Yeast Spread plate method
Petrifilm
Presumptive Bacillus cereus Spread plate method
Enterococcus Spread plate method
Coagulase-positive Staphylococcus Spread plate method
Petrifilm
Clostridium perfringens Pour plate method
Sulphite-reducing bacteria Pour plate method
Listeria monocytogenes, quantitative Spread plate method
Listeria monocytogenes, qualitative Enrichment and plating
Rapid methods
Listeria spp. Enrichment and plating
Salmonella spp. Enrichment and plating
Rapid methods
Escherichia coli O157: H7 (no stx/eae) Enrichment and plating
Rapid methods
Thermotolerant Campylobacter spp. Enrichment and plating
Rapid methods
Campylobacter spp., quantitative Spread plate method
Enteropathogenic Vibrio spp. Enrichment and plating
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All laboratories conducting microbiological analysis of food
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by Norwegian Accreditation on the basis of ISO 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Minimum 5 260 NOK
Regularly operated Yes (4 times per year)
Year of first operation 1993
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Eurofins Food & Feed Testing Norway AS (Moss)
Møllebakken 50
1538 MOSS
Norway

Phone: +47-94 50 41 82
Fax: +47-21 57 52 06
Web: http://www.eurofins.no http://www.eurofins.no
Ms. Therese Lundberg
Phone: +47-94 50 41 82
Fax:
Email: pt001@eurofins.no pt001@eurofins.no
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Norway, Mr Ivar Martin Dahl. Mr Ivar Martin Dahl.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21