Baywater- Seafood and Aquatic Life
Procedure #: MZZ0435A
|Baywater; Growing Water; SeaWater
|Program provides their own form
|Fecal coliforms are used as a sanitary index for seawater in the shellfish growing area. A-1 medium is used as a confirmatory procedure for fecal coliform testing.
|Supplemental Information Required
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
|Sea Water (Baywater)
|Minimum Volume/Size Required
|Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping
|Sample Identification must match submission form.
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
|Recommended Procedures for the Examination of Sea Water and Shellfish, 4th Edition, 1970. The American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C.
|Common Causes for Rejection