We use 3M Petrifilm Coliform Bacteria Count Plate Method. AOAC® 991.14
$20 per analysis
Reportable Units are in CFU/g or CFU/sq in if sample size supplied by client.
Turnaround time 2 business days
Sample Size Requirements 50g
or one sponge or one swab.
Coliform testing is used as an indicator of general sanitation. They are generally found in soil and water and are prevalent in raw agricultural commodities like flour. A high coliform count can be indicative of sanitation issues.