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#1 Ninja_Neill

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 08:37 PM

Hello everyone,

 

I recently started with a company that has been getting their environmental results for APC in CFU/g. Does this seem right? Should it be CFU per some area (cm^2) instead? Thank you.


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Posted 05 March 2019 - 10:56 PM

Are you sure you're reading results of environmentals and not product testing? Sometimes labs combine all into the same report. 



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Posted 05 March 2019 - 11:40 PM

Yeah, we don't currently do product testing from this site. That's why I find the results so confusing. I'll probably have to contact the lab and ask why the results are being reported this way. 


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Posted 06 March 2019 - 04:19 AM

Hello everyone,

 

I recently started with a company that has been getting their environmental results for APC in CFU/g. Does this seem right? Should it be CFU per some area (cm^2) instead? Thank you.

 

Simple question -

 

What does the lab report say the results refer to ?

 

If no information given I would consider changing yr lab.


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Posted 12 May 2020 - 05:51 PM

Hello Neil,

 

That does not seem right for environmental samples.

 

Depending on delivery of samples to the lab, I have seen these reported as CFU, CFU/swab, or CFU/cm2.

 

Typically the company will dictate to the lab how they want their results reported.

 

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Posted 12 May 2020 - 05:56 PM

Hello Neil,

 

That does not seem right for environmental samples.

 

Depending on delivery of samples to the lab, I have seen these reported as CFU, CFU/swab, or CFU/cm2.

 

Typically the company will dictate to the lab how they want their results reported.

 

Best Regards,

Michael

 

1-year old thread.

 

Thanks anyway.


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