Laboratory of Microbiology, Mycology and Parasitology

Beyond what you can see with the naked eye, our lab uncovers the true content of water, solids, waste, foodstuff, pharma products, and more.

Overview

Offering a wide range of services and comprehensive analysis of products, this specific laboratory specializes in numerous liquid and solid material types. One of the largest labs in EL, and ran by a powerful team of scientists, services include the analysis of water, solids, waste, foodstuff, feeds, fertilizers, air, pharma products, and more.

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Water

Covering drinking, underground, surface, spring, mineral, bathing, medicinal, irrigation, industrial, waste, rinse, distilled, baby and bottled drinking water,  our team are able to perform testing for:

  • Number of coliform bacteria, thermotolerant coliform bacteria and presumptive Escherichia coli
  • Number of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria
  • Number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Presence of Salmonella and other intestinal pathogens
  • Enterococci, Number of intestinal enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Clostridium perfringens, including spores
  • Number of sulphite-reducing anaerobic spores (clostridia)
  • Number of cultivable microorganisms at 22 ° C
  • Number of culturable microorganisms at 36 ° C
  • Presence and number of Legionella bacteria
  • Presence of Salmonella (PCR)
  • Presence of Listeria monocytogenes (PCR)
  • Residues of antibiotics and inhibitory substances

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Solid Materials & Extracts

Including such solids as soils, geological materials and packaging, our laboratory can detect the:

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and others)
  • Presence and number of enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Presence and number of yeasts and fungi
  • Number of mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coliform bacteria
  • Number of Clostridium perfringens, sulfide-reducing clostridia
  • Number of coliform bacteria, thermotolerant coliform bacteria and presumptive Escherichia coli
  • Number of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria
  • Number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Presence of Salmonella and other intestinal pathogens
  • Enterococci, Number of intestinal enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Clostridium perfringens, including spores
  • Number of sulphite-reducing anaerobic spores (clostridia)
  • Number of cultivable microorganisms at 22 ° C
  • Number of cultivable microorganisms at 36 ° C

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Waste

Offering a host of testing and analysis services, the testing of waste is one of the fundamental activities performed by EL labs.

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and other species)
  • Presence and number of enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Presence and number of yeasts and fungi
  • Number of mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Number of coliform bacteria, thermotolerant coliform bacteria and presumptive Escherichia coli
  • Presence of Salmonella and other intestinal pathogens
  • Presence and number of coliform bacteria
  • Number of Clostridium perfringens, sulfide-reducing clostridia
  • Presence and number of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria
  • Presence and number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Foodstuffs & Biological Materials

Including items ranging from frozen creams and unpackaged ice cream, thru semi-finished products, rice and pulses, and onward to coffee, spirits, packaging meat and dairy products, our capabilities include the detection of the following:

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and others)
  • Presence and number of yeasts and fungi
  • Number of mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coliform bacteria
  • Number of Clostridium perfringens, sulfide-reducing clostridia
  • Presence and number of Bacillus cereus bacteria
  • Presence and number of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria
  • Residues of antibiotics and inhibitory substances
  • Presence and number of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria
  • Presence and number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Number of Leuconostoc bacteria
  • Number of bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus
  • Presence of Salmonella (PCR)
  • Presence of Listeria monocytogenes (PCR)
  • Presence and number of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria
  • Presence and number of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Animal Feed, Carcases & Slaughter

Comprising a host of feed and animal testing services, EL offers smear testing of carcases as well as comprehensive testing of feeds.

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence and number of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Presence and number of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and others)
  • Presence and number of yeasts and fungi
  • Number of mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Number of Clostridium perfringens, sulfide-reducing clostridia
  • Number of bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus
  • Presence of Salmonella (PCR)
  • Presence of Listeria monocytogenes (PCR)

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Fertilizers, Soil Improvers and Growing Media

The detection and analysis of this key area is carried out to meet the exacting requirements stipulated by the customer to meet their specific needs. Testing can often be performed to detect:

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Presence and number of enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Presence and number of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria
  • Presence of Salmonella (PCR)

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Cosmetic Products

Carried out to satisfy industry needs and requirements, testing in this category is often performed to detect the presence of the following:

  • Pathogenic conditionally pathogenic microorganisms
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria
  • Presence of Candida albicans
  • Presence and number of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria
  • Presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria

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Industrial Products & Chemicals

Working alongside industry, EL are able to support and produce comprehensive testing and reporting on the detection of the:

  • Presence and number of Salmonella bacteria
  • Presence and number of Escherichia coli bacteria
  • Total number of microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and others)
  • Presence and number of enterococci (faecal streptococci)
  • Presence and number of yeasts and fungi
  • Number of mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Presence and number of coliform bacteria
  • Number of Clostridium perfringens, sulfide-reducing clostridia

Pharmaceutical Products, Raw Materials & Waters

Including the microbiological testing of sterile products and non-sterile pharmaceutical products in accordance with all applicable guidelines, and including the following testing:

  • Gram-negative bile tolerant bacteria
  • Escherichia coli
  • Salmonella
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Clostridia
  • Candida albicans

With further aqua purificata testing of waters for pharmaceutical purposes and dialysis water testing in accordance with the requirements stipulated. This includes:

  • Total number of live aerobic microorganisms
  • Total number of living microorganisms
  • Number of yeasts and fungi

And germ detection for:

  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Escherichia coli
  • Salmonella sp.
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Questions?

Please use the contact details or form below.

elsro@elsro.sk

+421 53 4424740

+421 53 4192322

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