Microbiological Analysis

Microbiological safety is one of the standard quality criteria used in the assessment of food.

All analyses are carried out according to national (DIN, LMBG) and international methods (ISO, CEN, AFNOR, FDA).

SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS has laboratories which are accredited according to
DIN ISO 17025 and also certified according to Section 44 of the German Infection Protection Act, allowing it to handle pathogenic microorganisms.

The laboratory has a sterile area with isolation facilities for the analysis of sterile products.

Our range of services:

Basic parameters

  • Total bacterial count (aerobic/anaerobic, psychrophilic/mesophilic/thermophilic)
  • Yeasts and moulds
  • Lactic acid bacteria (lactobacilli lactococci, bifidus)

Indicator microorganisms

  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Coliform bacteria
  • Sulphite reducing clostridia
  • Brochothrix thermospacta

Pathogenic microorganisms

  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Campylobacter jejuni/coli
  • Escherichia coli
  • Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vibrio cholera
  • Yersinia enterocolitica


Im Maisel 14
D-65232 Taunusstein
t +49 6128 744 - 215
f +49 6128 744 - 9203

Locations in Berlin, Stockach and Taunusstein

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