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Food / Water Pathogens (Extension)

EPTIS factsheet 138750 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138750 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138750

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks All tests may be performed on all samples. 3 × freeze dried vials (A/B/C) reconstituted to provide 160mL sample volume. Detection (/25g): Campylobacter spp, Vibrio spp, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Salmonella spp, Yersinia spp and Yersinia enterocolitica Counts/g: V. parahaemolyticus and Campylobacter spp. Identification to species level of detected targets. See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Food/Water (synthesized) Salmonella species detection all methods
Yersinia species detection all methods
Campylobacter species detection all methods
Vibrio species detection all methods
Identification to species level of detected targets all methods
Vibrio parahaemolyticus count all methods
Campylobacter species count all methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratories that routinely test for pathogens in food
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 40
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$410 per round (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (2 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 2006
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
P.O.Box 877, Unit 4/58 Stennett Road
2565 Ingleburn NSW

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
IFM Team
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Email: Support@ifmqs.com.au Support@ifmqs.com.au
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Australia, Ms Luminita Antin. Ms Luminita Antin.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5