This standard specifies a horizontal method for the enumeration of enterococci as faecal indicators in food, feed and environmental samples by the colony-count technique on a selective solid medium (Slanetz and Bartley agar) by an identification scheme based on tetrazolium reduction and formazan production following by confirmation based on split aesculin at 44°C on Bile Aesculin azide Agar.
Status: Under development
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 34/SC 9 Microbiology
- ICS :
- 07.100.30 Food microbiology
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:
ISO/CD 21722Stage: 30.60
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