Environmental swab scheme: sample instruction sheet
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Proficiency testing for food, water and environmental microbiology
- 25 June 2015
- Last updated:
- 27 July 2017, see all updates
This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme is suitable for laboratories that routinely examine environmental swabs.
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This scheme is suitable for laboratories that analyse:
- swabs for hygiene indicator organisms from both random and template areas
- swabs for pathogens
For further information please contact us at:
Food and environmental proficiency testing unit (FEPTU)
Public Health England
61 Colindale Avenue
Telephone 020 8327 7119
Fax 020 8200 8264
Published: 25 June 2015
Updated: 27 July 2017
- Updated recent environmental swab scheme: sample instruction sheet.
- First published.