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SNV - SN EN 15788

Animal feeding stuffs - Isolation and enumeration of Enterococcus (E. faecium) spp.

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Organization: SNV
Publication Date: 1 February 2010
Status: active
Page Count: 16
ICS Code (Animal feeding stuffs): 65.120
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This European Standard defines general rules for the enumeration of enterococci in feed samples (additives, premixtures and feeding stuffs) that contain enterococci (E. faecium) as a single microorganism component or in a mixture with other microorganisms. This standard is not applicable to mineral feeds which are defined as complementary feedingstuffs composed mainly of minerals and containing at least 40% crude ash (Council Directive 79/373/EEC) [3].

There are different categories of feed samples:

a) Additives containing about 1010 colony forming units (CFU)/g;

b) Premixtures containing 108 CFU/g;

c) Feeds, meal or pellets which contain about 106 CFU/g and include complete feeding stuffs,and milk replacers.

The detection limit is as defined in EN ISO 7218.

Document History

SN EN 15788
February 1, 2010
Animal feeding stuffs - Isolation and enumeration of Enterococcus (E. faecium) spp.
This European Standard defines general rules for the enumeration of enterococci in feed samples (additives, premixtures and feeding stuffs) that contain enterococci (E. faecium) as a single...

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