Surface hygiene swabs

Surface hygiene swabs provide a flexible method for collecting samples.

Taken from large or immovable items, where laboratory testing is difficult, swabs can be used on any surface.

Samples can be collected from air conditioning units, kitchen equipment, hospital wards and even carcass surfaces from abattoirs. In fact any area where hygiene is important.

Utilised by a variety of industries including ductwork specialists, samples are checked for Total Viable Counts or specific food spoilage or sewage indicator organisms. Recommendations are then suggested based on the levels or type of bacteria or fungi found.

It has proved a popular testing method with flood damage insurance claims, where there may be sewage contamination. Extensive experience in this area makes it easy to detect sewage and also aid insurance application claim forms.