Total viable count

Reference method(s): NF EN ISO 4833:2003

You will find below listed the certified analytical methods and holder companies. The methods are classified by principle. Download (pdf format) the two public documents relating to each certified method: the validation certificate and the summary validation study report.

Section updated and published on April 3rd, 2017

Culture media

3M Petrifilm Aerobic Count Plate
Aim of method: Enumeration of total viable count
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plate
Aim of method: Enumeration of total viable count
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

TEMPO AC
Aim of method: Enumeration of viable aerobic flora
Holder: bioMérieux
Certificate / Summarized study report

Flow cytometry

D-Count TVC
Aim of method: Enumeration of mesophilic aerobic flora
Holder: bioMérieux
Certificate / Summarized study report