DNS/ISO 7251:2005

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs — Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of presumptive Escherichia coli — Most probable number technique


Committee: SLBS TC 01
Status: Public Comments
Start date: 14/10/2019
End date: 30/1/2020

ISO 7251:2005 gives general guidelines for the detection and enumeration of presumptive Escherichia coli by means of the liquid-medium culture technique and calculation of the most probable number (MPN) after incubation at 37 °C, then at 44 °C. This International Standard is applicable to products intended for human consumption and the feeding of animals, and environmental samples in the area of food production and food handling.