EMSL Analytical, Inc is capable of detecting and enumerating total coliforms in drinking water, groundwater or surface water using a membrane filtration method.
The membrane filtration technique involves a direct plating and estimation of coliform densities. The coliform density is reported as membrane filtration count per 100-mL.
EMSL Analytical Code: M018
Bottle Size: 120 mL
Regulatory Hold Time: 8 hr non-potable, 30 all others
Sample retention time - 1 week
*Water hold times apply only if the sample is for compliance purposes.