Surface: Microbiological Proficiency Testing
Principle: Microbiological Proficiency Testing
Approvals: ISO 9001 certified
Suitability: Microbiological Proficiency Testing
Capital equipment required: No
BIPEA offers three PT programs in the field of hygiene that enables laboratories to detect and enumerate microbiological parameters on surfaces:
PT 101a is a quantification PTS: It offers one contaminated stainless steel plate sample, and laboratories will be able to analyse the parameter of Total Viable Count.
PT 101b is an enumeration PTS and offers 3 wipes with or without Listeria contamination
PT 101c is an enumeration PTS and offers 3 wipes with or without Salmonella contamination.
- 2 rounds per year
- International participation
- Reports PTS: 1 individual interlaboratory comparisons report delivered with a judgment of the laboratory performance + 1 global interlaboratory comparisons report including the results of all participants.