Shellfish purification Laboratory
Technical profile

Microbiological analyses in mollusks: Including: (1) Viable Aerobes, (2) Faecal coliforms (MPN), (3) Escherichia coli (MPN), (4) Salmonella spp., (5) Vibrio parahaemolyticus, (6) Escherichia coli ETPC.

Analysis of biotoxins: Including: (1) Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning toxin (ASP), (2) Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning toxin (DSP), (3) Paralyzing Shellfish Poisoning toxin (PSP).

Water Physico-chemical analyses: Including: (1) Temperature, (2) Dissolved oxygen, (3) Salinity, (4) pH, (5) Conductivity, (6) Free Chlorine, (7) Total Chlorine, (8) Total Ammonia, (9) Phosphates, (10) Copper, (11) Nitrites and (12) Nitrates.

Water Microbiological analyses: Including: (1) Total coliforms and (2) Faecal coliforms.

Additional information

Laboratory accredited by the Consellería de Sanidade, Xunta de Galicia nº SA680A 2002/19-0. ISO CERTIFICATION: 9001:2008 Nº CA-1.061.

Frequency of analyses: monthly. Analytical assays carried out by standardized methods (ISO standards, Standard Methods, AOAC, AFNOR, etc.).

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