Escherichia coli and Coliform bacteria (water for human consumption)

Reference method(s): NF EN ISO 9308-1:2000

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.

List updated and published on June 16th, 2016

Culture media

COMPASS cc AGAR
Aim of method: Enumeration of ß D-galactosidase positive coliforms and ß D-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli
Holder: SOLABIA S.A.S.
Certificate / Summarized study report

RAPID’E.coli 2 + Supplement Water Testing
Aim of method: Enumeration of ß D-galactosidase positive coliforms and ß D-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli
Holder: Bio-Rad
Certificate / Summarized study report

REBECCA CF WATERS
Aim of method: Enumeration of ß D-galactosidase positive coliforms and ß D-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli
Holder: bioMérieux
Certificate / Summarized study report

Colorimetry and fluorimetry

Colilert-18/Quanti-Tray
Aim of method: Enumeration of ß D-galactosidase positive coliforms and ß D-glucuronidase positive Escherichia coli
Holder: IDEXX Laboratories
Certificate / Summarized study report