Coliform Counts- Sterile Containers- Milk and Dairy

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure:  MDG0384A

Synonym(s): Coliforms, PCC, HSCC, Containers
Requisition Form G-84; G-21; G-21 RR
Test Description Enumeration of Coliform Bacteria using the 3M® Petrifilm™ method for Sterile Containers.    
Pre-Approval Needed Regulatory
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A  
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Food
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing

Sterile Milk Containers

Minimum Volume/Size Required


Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping N/A
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling Sample Identification must match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements N/A
Method FORM FDA/NCIMS 2400i: Pasteurized Milk Containers
Turn-around Time 4 Days


Common Causes for Rejection Not collected by a Registered Sanitarian
Additional Information N/A