Microbiology

General Microbiology Testing:

  • Total Plate Count
  • Coliform and E. coli
  • Yeast and Mold
  • Anaerobic Plate Count
  • Psychrotrophic Plate Count
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • 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.

Research Expertise (Expedited by written proposals) :

  • Pasteurization studies
  • Campylobacter isolation
  • HACCP Training and Validation Studies through the University

Numerous other tests available upon request.

Sample submission should be made on our Microbiological Services Sample submission form. Please contact us for pricing inquiries.
 

Links
Food Safety Website -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Reveal for Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. and E. coli O157:H7 these are produced by Neogen www.neogen.com
Petrifilms for Staphylococcus, Aerobic plate counts, Coliforms and gen. E. coli by 3M Microbiology www.3m.com/microbiology
BAX system for Salmonella spp., L. monocytogenes, and E. coli O157:H7 by DuPont Qualicon www.qualicon.com

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