Microbiology and Pathogen Testing

General Microbiology Testing:

  • Total Plate Count
  • Coliform and E. coli
  • Yeast and Mold
  • Anaerobic Plate Count
  • Psychrotrophic Plate Count
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria (including probiotics)
  • Mesophilic spore formers
  • Thermophilic spore formers

Pathogens Testing:

  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Shigella
  • Yersinia

BAX: The Food Processing Center utilizes the BAX (DuPont Qualicon System) for increased speed and accuracy of confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp. and E.coli O157:H7.

  • Pasteurization studies
  • HACCP Training
  • Validation Studies

For more information, please contact Dr. Jayne Stratton.

Numerous other tests available upon request. Please contact us for additional information and pricing for these services.