Our Laboratory

Our laboratory operates in accordance with ISO 17025 and we are active participants in the AIHA EMPAT Fungal Spore Analysis Proficiency Testing program, with our staff having  achieved and held "Proficient" status for over 3 years now under the MouldLab banner, with some staff having completed the McCrone Research Institute‚Äôs IAQ Fungal Spore Identification Course, as well as years of experience in microbiology and molecular microbiology.

The standards and guidelines we use include the relevant ASTM Methods for Tape-Lifts and Spore Traps and those prescribed by ISO 16000 for the collection of airborne bacteria & moulds and their culture, counting and identification.

We provide culturing services for viable mould and total bacteria using a range of media to best identify a wider range of fungi. 

We are able to provide other bacterial identification services such as Coliforms and E. coli and other microorganisms upon request.

Eurofins was founded in 1987 and started from humble beginnings, as a small lab testing sulphates for the wine industry. In less than 30 years Eurofins has gone on to become the largest global provider of analytical services with over 48,000 staff across a lab network in over 50 countries across six continents.

Eurofins | Environment Testing Australia was the first Australian laboratory to join the Eurofins group, and is a NATA accredited Laboratory with a staff of over 200 and laboratories in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland (NZ), and Christchurch (NZ) and Client Service Offices located in Adelaide, Darwin, Newcastle and Wollongong.