Microbiological Analysis

(Only available to clients within Australia)

The Microbiological Laboratory at SWEP can perform a range of microbiological analyses. These are included in lists below, but could be for other microorganisms as required.

Contact us about your microbiological requirements.

The package of microorganisms within the Complete soil balance analysis (Code: CT-1) are as follows;

  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • General Fungi and Cellulolytic Fungi
  • Yeasts
  • Actinomycetes
  • Photosynthetic Bacteria

All five of active biological indicators above:    $250.00 + GST (unless part of CT-1)

This package of organisms is also found as part of the analysis for:

  • Complete soil balance analysis (Code: CT-1)
  • Complete Fertiliser analysis/ Worm Leachate analysis (Code: CFT-1)
  • Microbial analysis (in Soil or Fertiliser)
  • Microbial Balance (Soil)
  • Organic Soil Audit
  • Organic Complete soil balance analysis 

For a breakdown of all the above tests please see our price list.

Soil, Compost & Water Microorganisms 

Prices listed below are for single samples. Discount is available on bulk samples. Other microorganisms can be examined by arrangement.

  • Total Aerobes ($55.00 + GST)
  • Actinobacteria ($55.00 + GST)
  • Actinomycetes ($55.00 + GST)
  • Yeasts and Moulds ($55.00 + GST)
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria ($60.00 + GST)
  • Anaerobic Photosynthetic Bacteria ($60.00 + GST)
  • Gram Negative Bacteria ($55.00 + GST)
  • Trichoderma spp. (isolation & enumeration) ($90.00 + GST)
  • Fusarium spp. (isolation & enumeration) ($90.00 + GST) from Plant ($150 + GST)
  • Aerobic sporeforming bacteria (enumeration) ($60.00 + GST)
  • Escherichia coli ($65.00 + GST)
  • Total Coliforms ($65.00 + GST)
  • Faecal Coliforms ($65.00 + GST)
  • Salmonella ($85.00 + GST)
  • Listeria ($75 + GST)
  • Cellulotytic bacteria ($65.00 + GST)
  • Cellulotytic fungi ($55.00 + GST)
  • Hemicellulose decomposers ($75 + GST)
  • Lipolytics ($60.00 + GST)
  • Nitrifiers - Ammonium oxidizing bacteria ($95.00 + GST)
  • Non-symbiotic Nitrogen Fixers ($55.00 + GST)
  • Legionella by arrangement