Module 6 – Laboratory Accreditation – Water laboratory techniques by culture and molecular methods

METHODS OF BACTERIAL DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION IN WATER SAMPLES (MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES) – LABORATORY ACCREDITATION
AIM This module introduces the molecular methods used for the detection of microorganisms in water. Accreditation of laboratories is explained.
CONTENT
  • E. coli
  • Enterococci
  • Pseudomonas
  • TVC
OUTCOME On completing the module trainees will be aware of the molecular methods for detection of public health interest microorganisms in water. They will have familiarized themselves with the ways such laboratories achieve accreditation.