Traditional Culture

Organism Method
Total Aerobic Plate Count AOAC/BAM
Total Coliform Count AOAC/BAM
Total E. Coli Count AOAC/BAM
Total Heterotropic Plate Count BAM/Pour Plate
Total Yeast & Mold Count BAM
E. coli 0157:H7 AOAC
Salmonella AOAC/BAM
Staphylococcus aureus BAM
Turnaround time: 10-15 working days  

PCR Rapid Screen

Organism Specific Target Method
Listeria monocytogeneshly hly A PCR
Salmonella spp. fimA PCR
Campylobacter jejuni hip PCR
E. coli O157:H7 eae PCR
Shigella flexneri ipaH PCR
Staphylococcus aureus nuc PCR
Vibrio cholerae ctxAB PCR
Yersinia Enterocolitica virF PCR
Turnaround time: 2-4 working days