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Environmental Hygiene Monitoring Scheme- HYGIENE

EPTIS factsheet 302644 | Last revision 2021-09-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts302644 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts302644

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Product groups Process control systems
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Surface testing using contact plates Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Yeast and Mould count -
Yeast count -
Mould count -
Identification of an organism - NEW -
Hygiene testing using dip slides Total viable count -
Coliforms count -
Air filter testing - Dry 0.45μm membrane filter Total Viable count (TVC) -
Surface testing using ATP monitoring systems ATP levels -
Surface testing using swabbing techniques Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Yeast count -
Mould count -
Listeria species presence/absence -
Salmonella species presence/absence -
Surface testing (swab rinsate) for SARS-CoV-2 molecular SARS-CoV-2 Positive/Negative
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 Please see current application form and scheme description for accredited and non-accredited status of test materials and analytes.

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on samples taken.
Regularly operated Yes (3 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green
BL9 0AP Bury, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597 https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597
Mrs Nicola Armstrong
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Email: axiopt@lgcgroup.com axiopt@lgcgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5