Microbiology

Guy P. K. Kong

Laboratory Manager

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A new testing service for ETL, our Microbiology division offers a wide range of microbiological analysis of environmental water samples as well as antimicrobial tests for consumable products, such as Heterotrophic plate count, Total coliforms, Faceal coliforms, E. coli, Legionella, and the presence of amoeba and pathogens.

 

Our experienced technical staff design testing protocols fit for each client's product specification, and offer diverse services such as swab test analysis, antimicrobial efficacy tests in textiles and plastics, and disinfection products and water filters, amongst others.

 

For further information or to receive a quote, please contact the Microbiology team

Water Testing
  • Legionella in cooling tower water and drinking water, including Legionella Pneumophila

  • Heterotrophic Plate Count (Total Bacterial Count) in Water Samples

  • Total Coliforms in Drinking Water & Marine Water

  • E. coli in Drinking Water & Marine Water

  • Faecal Coliform in Drinking Water & Marine Water

  • Presence of Amoeba

  • Staphylococcus aureus in Water Samples

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Water Samples

  • Vibrio cholera in Water Samples

  • Enterococci in Water & Wastewater Samples

  • Clostridium perfringens in Water Samples

Consumable Products Testing
  • Antimicrobial Effectiveness Test on Water Filter System

  • Antibacterial & Antifungal Activity on Textile Materials

  • Antibacterial Activity on Plastics Surfaces

  • Antibacterial & Antifungal Removal Test on Disinfection Products & Sanitizers

  • Swab Test on Surfaces to Determine the Level of Hygiene

  • Hygienic Standard for Disposable Sanitory Products, including Face Mask

  • Microbiological Examination of Cosmetics

Airborne Microbe Sampling
  • Total Bacterial Count in Indoor Environment

  • Total Fungal Count in Indoor Environment

Job Reference

Total Coliform and E. coli

Date: March 2019 to present

Division: Microbiology

Project: Potable Water Quality Examination at HKJC Premises

Client: The Hong Kong Jockey Club

E. coli

Date: August 2019 to present

Division: Microbiology

Project: Provision of Bacteria Analysis in Seawater to Fish Marketing Organization

Client: Fish Marketing Organization

Legionella Bacteria Count

Date: January 2020 to present

Division: Microbiology

Project: Water Sampling & Laboratory Testing

Client: Swire Properties Management Ltd

Antimicrobial Effectiveness Test

Date: May 2018 to present

Division: Microbiology

Project: Antimicrobial Effectiveness Test on Antibacterial Products

Client: Nano & Advanced Materials Institute Ltd