Testing for Coliforms and E.Coli


This course provides an overview of the testing methods used for coliform and E.coli detection in water, as well as general microbiology principles to ensure accurate results.

  • Advantages of Defined Substrate Technology (DST) (45 mins)
  • Testing for Coliforms and coli (45 mins)
  • Reporting Units: MPN or CFU (20 mins)
  • Aseptic Technique (15 mins)
  • Dilutions (15 mins)
  • Interferences and Interpreting Results (15 mins)
  • QA/QC Fundamentals (20 mins)
  • Designing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) (30 mins)
  • Proficiency Testing (PT) Essentials (20 mins)

Duration: 3.75 hrs

Course Format: Online

Assessment: Yes

Course Fee: $0 (Complimentary)

WIPA Credits: 4



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