Microbial indicators of faecal contamination by MPN method

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Description of the programme

These interlaboratory comparisons (AGLAE's programme ‘11’) in surface waters, bathing freshwaters, sea waters and waste waters are provided in the frame of:

  • approvals to carry out microbiological analyses for drinking waters, fresh bathing waters, saline bathing waters and waste waters  (check AGLAE's accreditation - Cofrac No. 1-1664)

  • approvals of Ministries of Health

List of parameters

Détail des paramètres mis en oeuvre

Coliform bacteria provided only in surface water and bathing freshwaters

Coliform bacteria: parameter compatible with ISO 9308-2 and NF T90-413

Escherichia coli: parameter compatible with ISO 9308-2 and ISO 9308-3

Intestinal enterococci: parameter compatible with ISO 7899-1 and Enterolert E