Microbiology

DTS Lab 1072

Microbiology Testing

DTS offers a comprehensive microbiological analytical service. Our experienced microbiologists employ a wide range of methodologies including AS5013, AOAC, APHA, GB, ISO, BAM-FDA along with DOA approved methods for export products. All DTS laboratories comply with quality management systems and technical requirements of ISO 17025 through ongoing NATA accreditation.

Our scope of testing for Microbiology encompasses all commonly required bacterial groups and all common techniques (such as MPN, spread plate and pour plate) in all food matrices.  In addition, we hold accreditation for various tests for waters.  We are accredited for both standard and rapid techniques, such as VIDAS, BAX and TEMPO.  The accreditation also extends to specific matrices such as meat products for export.

Our Technical Client Service Microbiologists can assist in tailoring appropriate testing solutions depending on your product, regulatory requirements and safety concerns. Through the design and undertaking of customised scientific studies we can help ensure the safety, quality and stability of existing or new products.

We support our customers with testing for General Microbiological Indicators, Pathogen Detection, and the validation of new testing methods as well as providing more comprehensive services such as Shelf-Life Determinations and Challenge Studies.

DTS utilises start of the art technology to deliver accurate, fast and novel testing solutions to our clients. From the Kiestra automated plate testing system to Real Time PCR platforms, DTS can deliver innovative and advanced testing solutions.