February 22, 2018
Pacific Lab Services expands its test services
Pacific Lab Services, a chemical analysis laboratory in Singapore and a division of Zagro Singapore Pte Ltd, has opened a new microbiology laboratory to provide microbial enumeration and pathogen identification tests to its customers in Singapore and neighbouring countries.
Dr. Ekachai Jenwitheesuk, business development manager, said the new laboratory significantly increases the capacity and the level of services that Pacific Lab Services can provide to its customers in human food and beverage, animal feed, pharmaceuticals, and other industries.
"Pacific Lab Services was established in the early 1970's and have been known to be one of the most sophisticated laboratories in the region. The new laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipments and clean rooms, and operated by Ph.D. and M.Sc. microbiologists with many years of professional industry experience," he said.
The laboratory utilises both conventional FDA-BAM method and 3M Petrifilm technology to provide all routine microbial tests. These methods have been validated and approved by the AOAC International and other organisations, which ensures the accuracy and reliability of the results obtained. The services include enumeration and identification of microbes - Total plate count, Coliform - E.coli count, Lactic acid bacteria count, Yeast and Mould count, Bacillus count, and identification of Listeria, Staphylococcus, Salmonella, etc. - with turnaround times as short as 24 hours. The laboratory also extends customised testing services using the test protocols issued by the customers.