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Microbiological proficiency testing for detection and/or enumeration of microorganisms in water

[Sammenlignende laboratorieprøvinger (SLP) innen mikrobiologiske analyser i vann]

EPTIS factsheet 134754 | Last revision 2018-01-31 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134754 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134754

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 Food & Feed Testing Norway AS has been running PT programs in microbiology for over 20 years. We offer accredited proficiency testing programs for food and water microbiology. Water microbiology samples cover all the parameters in the European Drinking Water Directive plus fungi.
Product groups Water
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Water, potable (simulated) using freeze-dried material Escherichia coli Membrane filtration
Yeast Membrane filtration
Enterococci Membrane filtration
Sulphite-reducing clostridia Membrane filtration
Coliforms, thermotolerant Membrane filtration
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filtration
Colony count, heterotrophic (-22°C) Pour plate method
Colony count, heterotrophic (-36°C) Pour plate method
Coliforms Membrane filtration
Clostridium perfringens Membrane filtration
Mould Membrane filtration
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards Chosen by participants, but usually from ISO
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 50-70
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 5 082 NOK
Regularly operated Yes (4 times per year)
Year of first operation 2002
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Eurofins Food & Feed Testing Norway AS (Moss)
Møllebakken 50
1538 MOSS

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
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