Guidance

Non-pathogen scheme: recent reports

This EQA scheme is suitable for laboratories located on production sites where the introduction of pathogens may be inadvisable.

Documents

Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP061 report

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Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP060 report

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Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP059 report

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Details

The non-pathogen scheme is also suitable for laboratories that assess the microbiological quality of foodstuffs or perform shelf-life studies, but do not routinely examine for pathogens.

The reports cover examinations for:

  • Pseudomonas spp.
  • yeasts
  • moulds
  • coliforms
  • enterobacteriaceae
  • Escherichia coli
  • enterococci
  • lactic acid bacteria
  • aerobic colony counts at 30ºC
Published 13 November 2013
Last updated 20 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP061 report'.
  2. Added 'Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP060 report'.
  3. Added 'Non pathogen scheme: distribution NP059 report'.
  4. Added non pathogen scheme: distribution NP058 report.
  5. Added non pathogen scheme: distribution NP057 report.
  6. Added non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP056 report.
  7. Added non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP055 report.
  8. Added non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP054 report.
  9. Added non pathogen scheme: distribution NP052 report.
  10. Added Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP051 report.
  11. Added non pathogen scheme: distribution NP050 report.
  12. The Non-pathogen scheme: distribution NP049 report has been added.
  13. First published.