Biological Consulting Services of North Central Florida, Inc.

Your source for accurate biological testing.

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Pathogen Detection and Analysis

A variety of bacterial, protozoan, and viral pathogens can be present in food and water. Our lab routinely tests for and quantifies these organisms on a per sample basis. We offer both molecular, microbiological and culture based methods for the detection and enumeration of these pathogens:


  • Aerobic spore former count
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Campylobacter jejuni
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Cryptospordium and Giardia
  • Enterococci count
  • Fecal coliforms  (5 tube MPN)
  • Fecal Coliforms (MF)
  • Fecal Streptococcus (MPN)
  • Fecal Streptococcus (MF)
  • Enteric viruses
  • Escherichia coli and EHEC
  • Iron/sulfur bacteria detection
  • Legionella pneumophila
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Psuedomonas aeruginosa
  • Blue-green algae
  • And a variety of other microbes