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Microbiological Analysis

For the Microbiological testing of Food, Beverage, Environmental, Cosmetic, Nutraceutical, Water and related Industries.

FOOD & ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING - Health Canada & Gelda Lab Services In-House Methods

  • Aerobic Plate Count
  • Yeast & Mold Count
  • Coliform
  • E. Coli
  • E. Coli 0157: H7/NM
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Probiotic Count
  • Lactobacillus Count
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Aerobic - Anaerobic Spore Count and Thermospore Count
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Listeria spp.(including Listeria monocytogenes)
  • Rapid Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli 0157:H7/NM (PCR and VIDAS)
  • Clostridium perfringenes
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Campylobacter
  • Can Sterility
  • Shelf Life Testing (Customized for your product)
  • Enterobacteriaceae count

WATER TESTING - APHA/ MECP

  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Total Coliform - MF
  • E. coli-MF
  • Fecal Coliform-MF
  • Fecal Strep - MF
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa-MF
  • Staphylococcus aureus MF
  • Presence - Absence (Coliform and/or E.coli)
  • AOC (Assimiable Organic Carbon)

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS/
NPN/NUTRACEUTICALS & COSMETIC TESTING - USP & FDA BAM


*Dietary Supplement/NPN/Nutraceuticals/Non-Sterile Products (USP):

  • Anti-microbial preservative effectiveness test
  • Sterility and Growth Promotion
  • Microbial Limit Test - Total aerobic microbial count TAMC, Total combined Yeast and Mold Count TYMC, Bile Tolerant Gram negative Bacteria, Enterobacteriacease, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella, Candida albicans, and Clostridia spp.
  • Microbial effectiveness test for Hand Sanitizers
  • Accelerated double challenge preservative challenge

*Cosmetics (FDA BAM):

  • Aerobic plate count APC/TPC
  • Yeast & Mold count
  • Gram Positives
  • Gram Negatives
  • Pathogen Screen
  • Identification of Contaminant

*Air Testing

  • Rental for Air Testing (Air plates)
  • Total Bacteria Count
  • Total Mold Count
  • Mold ID to Genus level

For other tests not listed above please contact:

Damien Boyd
Tel: 905 673.9320 ext: 228 / Toll Free: 866 673.9320
Fax:905 673.8114
Email: damien@gelda.com

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