At CMT Laboratories, we offer a full range of reliable and verified microbial testing using Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) technology and standard plating techniques for APC (aerobic plate count).
We test for the following microorganisms:
- Yeast and Mold
- Escherichia Coli
We are not only here to help detect what is contaminating your product, but also to help to find the source and create corrective action plans to clean and decontaminate any required area. This is why we offer Total Viable Microbial Count. With environmental swabs, representative RLU (relative light units) can be quantified and point to possible sources of contamination. This can help our clients identify the source of problems before their products are affected. We are also continuously working with master growers and chefs to help better assist our clients with keeping a contaminant free area for their grows, their kitchens, and any other vital space that requires close attention for successful production.
As you will be providing samples on your own, please know that moisture is your enemy for flower, so assure that you are submitting fully dried product to us. In general, use only new, sterile containers for your samples. Use sterile utensils to select your samples (gloves also a must). Utensils and containers should be sterilized with a spray/liquid that is 90%+ alcohol. Trim tables, cooking prep tables, and other surfaces should be cleaned using a 10% bleach solution.