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Enviro Labs Limited | Microbiological Testing Services - Enterococci
Enterococci
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Microbiological Testing Services

Enterococci

Enterococci are commonly found in the intestines of humans, and are used as an indicator of faecal pollution and gastrointestinal pathogens in water being tested. Swimming in recreational fresh or marine water with a large amount of Enterococcus is known to be directly related to the risk of gastrointestinal illness.

Indicator Organism Indicator Common matrices to be tested
Enterococci Fecal pollution and the possible presence of enteric pathogens
  • Marine water
  • Beach water
  • Fresh water

Enviro Labs Ltd. (ELL) holds HOKLAS accreditation for Enterococci test using USEPA 1600 method. This method is adopted by the Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department (EPD) to monitor the marine and beach water quality. Our laboratory could issue HOKLAS endorsed report for the test, which is recognized internationally via Mutual Recognition Arrangement for Laboratory Accreditation. For more information, call us at 2676 2983 or e-mail info@envirolabs.com.hk for details of the services.