Microbiological Services Fee

SERVICES OFFERED Cost of Analysis per sample
1. Microbiological Analysis
a. Total count  ( Bacterial count ) P1,020.00
                         ( Fungal count )  yeast & mold P1,020.00
b. Determination of total count and evaluation of microflora P 1,670.00
c.  Enumeration of     1.) Lactic Acid Bacteria P 2,000.00
                                  2.) Yeast P 2,000.00
                                  3.) Actinomycetes P 2,000.00
                                  4.) Detection of coliforms P 2,000.00
2. Food and feed analysis
a. Detection of Salmonella P3,130.00
b. Detection of Staphylococcus P3,042.00
c. Mold count P1,045.00
d. Yeast Count P1,045.00
3.Detection of Toxins
a. Quantitative determination of aflatoxin B1 P2,530.00
b. Quantitative determination of aflatoxin B1; qualitative P4,770.00
    determination of zearalenone, ochratoxin A, citrinin and 
    penicillic acid
c. Quantitative determination of aflatoxin B1 zearalenone,  P6,860.00
    ochratoxin A, citrinin and penicillic acid
d. Qualitative determination of zearalenone, ochratoxin A P3,650.00
e. Quantitative determination of zearalenone, ochratoxin A P3,085.00
     citrinin and penicillic acid
f. Detection of staphylococcal enterotoxin B P2,880.00
4. Test for potability of water P1,000.00
5. Antimicrobial testing/ organism P1,120.00
    ( gram +, gram - , yeast, mold )
6. Complete identification ( species level of )
a. Bacteria P6,085.00
b. Yeasts P6,280.00
c. Molds P2,000.00
7. Vitamins Assay
a. Vitamin B12 P2,245.00
b. Folic Acid P2,240.00
c. Niacin P2,230.00
d. Panthothenic acid P2,160.00
e. Riboflavin P2,260.00
8. Amino Acid Assay
a. Arginine P2,020.00
b. Cystine P2,210.00
c. Lysine P2,120.00
d. Methionine P2,080.00
e. Phenylalanine P2,080.00
f. Threonine P2,310.00
g. Tryphtophan P2,090.00
h. Tyrosine P2,100.00
9. AMES Test P 4,000.00
10. Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Assay P 3,500.00
11. Others
a. Sterility Testing
b. Phenol Coefficient P 4,500.00
CULTURE: P390.00/tube     Anerobic organism  P 690.00/tube
TERMS: 50% Down payment upon receipt of sample.
*  approved originally by the UP Board of Regents on February 9, 1993;
    increased rates approved on April 11, 1996.