Guidance

Standard scheme: sample instruction sheets and video

This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme is suitable for laboratories that routinely test for a range of food-borne pathogens and indicator organisms.

Documents

Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (English)

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Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (French)

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Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (German)

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Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (Italian)

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Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (Portuguese)

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Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (Spanish)

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Details

Standard scheme sample instruction video.

The examinations covered are:

  • aerobic colony counts
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Campylobacter spp.
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Escherichia coli O157
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Listeria spp.
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • coliforms
  • enterobacteriaceae
  • Escherichia coli.
Published 18 April 2014
Last updated 6 January 2015 + full page history
  1. Updated Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (German), sample instruction sheet (Italian), sample instruction sheet (Portuguese) and sample instruction sheet (Spanish).
  2. Updated 'Standard scheme: sample instruction sheet (French)'
  3. Sample instruction video added.
  4. First published.