Automated analysers using flow cytometry technology are valuable tools in the rapid assessment of the microbiological quality of milk, and is widely used internationally for payment analysis and monitoring of on-farm hygeine status.  The purpose of the BactoChek proficiency testing scheme is to provide an independent system for laboratories to validate their instrumentation (e.g. BactoScan or BactoCount) and testing capability.  For more information see BactoChek Programme Description.

BactoChek Schedule