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Meat Industry (Pathogenic 6 E. coli)

EPTIS factsheet 929370 | Last revision 2022-03-16 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts929370 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts929370

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks 2 rounds per year. The focus of this program is detection using instruments and kits based on PCR technologies. All tests can be conducted on all samples. Sample Count: 3 X 2 Format: Freeze-dried vial Preparation: Reconstitute prior to testing Available tests: “Big 6” E. coli detection and identification, including O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 and O157, and detection of eae and stx genes.
Keywords
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Meat (simulated sample) "Big 6” E. coli detection and identification. PCR
Detection of E, coli O157 PCR
Detection of E. coli O26 PCR
Detection of E. coli O45 PCR
Detection of E. coli O103 PCR
Detection of E. coli O111 PCR
Detection of E. coli O121 PCR
Detection of E. coli O145 PCR
Detection of eae and stx genes PCR
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratories employing instruments and kits based on PCR technologies for the detection of O157 and Big 6 E. coli strains.
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 20 +
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by No
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$560 per round (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (2 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 2016
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
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
Mrs Ingrid Flemming
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: +61 2 9618 3355
Email: ingridflemming@ifmqs.com.au ingridflemming@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: 1.21