Microbiology

Leatherhead has significant capabilities in microbiology which are leveraged by a number of the services we provide. We invest in human and physical resources to ensure we are up to date with latest thinking and facilities.

Our capabilities comprise:

  • Biosafety level (BSL) 2 dedicated laboratories including a climatic controlled environment
  • An extensive culture collection including:
    • Listeria monocytogenes
    • Salmonella species
    • Clostridium botulinum
    • Escherichia coli O157
  • Expertise in Mycology for identification of moulds and funghi