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Food quality and safety are important to manufacturers and consumers alike. Our microbiologists can assist our clients in monitoring the quality of products through a regular testing program.

The following is a list of many of the microbiological assays commonly performed in our laboratory. However, this list does not represent the complete range of analyses we can offer. If you do not see a particular assay of interest, please contact us to inquire further.

Individual Assays

  • Aerobic Thermophilic Spore Count
  • Pseudomonas Plate Count
  • Aerobic (Standard) Plate Count
  • Osmophilic Yeast and Mold
  • Anaerobic Plate Count
  • Yeast Direct Micro Count
  • Anaerobic Spore Count
  • Mold Identification
  • Flat Sour Spore Count
  • Yeast & Mold Differential Count
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria Plate Count

Coliform Bacteria


Coliforms and E.coli - MPN

Coliforms and E.coli - Petriflim


Total Coliforms

Fecal Coliforms


Total Coliforms and E.coli - Colilert (qualitative)

Total Coliforms and E.coli - MPN (quantitative)

E.Coli 0157

E.coli 0157 VIDAS

E.coli Reveal

PCR Detection

Listeria & Listeria Monocytogenes

Cultural Methods

Lister / L. monocytogenes VIDAS

Isolate Identification

PCR Detection

National Canner's Association Tests

Total Aerobic Thermophilic Spores

Flat Sour Spores

Thermophilic Anaerobic Spores (Qualitative)

Sulfide Spoilage Spores


Cultural Methods

Salmonella VIDAS

Salmonella Serogrouping

PCR Detection

Staphylococcus Aureus

Staphylococcus aureus - MPN

Staphylococcus aureus - SPC


Microbial Limits Tests

Total Aerobic Microbial Count

Staphylococcus aureus

Pseudomonas aeruginosa



Mold Count

Recently, Eurofins has integrated a new approach for pathogen detection that combines the latest advancements in molecular technology and food microbiology. The addition of a PCR method by Assurance GDS™ (Genetic Detection System) enhances our ability to provide rapid analysis of food and environmental samples for Salmonella, Listeria spp., Listeria monocytogenes, E.coli O157:H7, Enterobacter sakazakii and Shiga Toxin Genes. For more information on this technology, please contact us.