This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2019. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 7251:2005 gives general guidelines for the detection and enumeration of presumptive Escherichia coli by means of the liquid-medium culture technique and calculation of the most probable number (MPN) after incubation at 37 °C, then at 44 °C. This International Standard is applicable to products intended for human consumption and the feeding of animals, and environmental samples in the area of food production and food handling.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2005-02
Edition: 3Number of pages: 13
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 34/SC 9 Microbiology
- ICS :
- 07.100.30 Food microbiology
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