Specializing in the Analysis of Agricultural Products for:

  • Salmonella
  • Listeria
  • Total Coliforms/E.coli.
  • Fungi
  • Nematodes
  • Total Aerobic Bacteria
  • Total Anaerobic Bacteria
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Amoeba
  • Pollen
  • HACCP monitoring
    Agricultural products analyzed following FDA/AOAC/BAM approved methods.


Specializing in the Analysis of Water Samples for:


  • Microscopic Particulate Analysis (MPA) for Filtration Plant Optimization (EPA910-R-96-001)
    The detection of all bioindicative particulates including Giardia, following the Modified Reference Method

  • Microscopic Particulate Analysis (MPA) of Ground Water
    The detection of all bioindicative particulates including Giardia, following the "EPA Consensus Method"

  • Immunofluorescent Antibody Procedure (IFA)
    The specific detection of Cryptosporidium and/or Giardia following the ASTM D-19, P 229 Method
    (Method required by the ICR).
    Giardia & Crypto
    Giardia Only

  • Combination Immunofluorescent Antibody Procedure with MPA
    The specific detection of Cryptosporidium and/or Giardia following the ASTM D-19, P 229 Method and Microscopic Particulate Analysis of ground or surface water following appropriate method.

  • Total Coliforms/E.coli.

    Microsearch will accept samples sent to the lab with 24 hour notice, Monday through Friday, during normal business hours.
    All analysis reports are confidential and will only be released to sampler requesting test.


    Procedures:
    EPA Approved procedures used by Microsearch Laboratory Inc.

    • MPA for Filtration Plant Optimization, EPA 910-R-96-001 April 1996
    • ASTM D-19, P229 December, 1991, per WQTC training course, "Methods for Detecting, Indentifying, and Enumerating Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Water Samples," Miami, Florida; November, 1993
    • Modified Reference Method per Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 1992, 18th Edition, APHA, Washington, D.C.
    • EPA 910/9-92-029, Consensus Method for Determining Groundwater under the Direct Influence of Surface Water using Microscopic Particulate Analysis (MPA); October, 1992