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Microbiological Testing

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From our location in Dungarvan, Eurofins is the leading service providers for microbiological testing in Ireland. The microbiological testing portfolio includes pathogens such as Salmonella and Listeria, and organisms that indicate poor hygiene or contamination such as Staphylococcus aureus, or yeasts and moulds. Our aim is to provide reliable, accurate results making foods safer, meeting statutory requirements and protecting the consumer.

Eurofins offers both classical and modern methods for rapid microbiological results. Eurofins can advise you based on the product matrices, which tests/methods can be used reliably.

For more information about Eurofins services please contact our sales team on  01 431 1306 or make an enquiry.

Pathogens and Toxins in Food

Our microbiological testing detects and identifies a large number of pathogenic micro-organisms (pathogens) and their toxins, such as:

  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella species
  • Escherichia coli O157 (E.coli)
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Cronobacter (formerly Enterobacter) sakazakii
  • Campylobacter
  • Staphylococcus aureus

Food Microbiological Support including shelf-life studies

Eurofins food laboratories also offer the following related microbiological tests:

  • characterisation of micro-organisms (including the identification / characterisation of micro-organism strains)
  • food shelf-life studies or shelf life determination
  • hygiene parameters.

Comprehensive micro analytical techniques

Eurofins offer its customers:

  • a very comprehensive portfolio of microbiological  analytical techniques
  • high quality and reliable analysis recognised by customers and confirmed by many audits each year
  • electronic testing results delivery that allow statistical analyses and trending of the results
  • advice from our experts that help our customers to translate results into action
  • fast and swift service from our experienced staff.