Testing, Training and Consulting*
Laboratorio de Bioquímica y Genética de Microorganismos
of the Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma
de Nuevo León.
The Laboratory has the facilities of a diagnostic laboratory which serves a broad range clients within industry, hospital and academic sectors on a fee-for-service basis.
Our personnel have the necessary expertise and equipment to perform a wide range of classic and rapid microbiological and toxin analysis in foods, water and biological samples.
Examples of services*:
Automated or classical identification of microorganisms (More than 2000 bacteria, mold and yeast)
Total count of aerobic, anaerobic and sporulated microorganisms.
Total coliforms, fecal coliforms and Escherichia coli.
Detection of Salmonella spp and Shigella spp.
Detection of S. aureus coagulase positive.
Detection of Listeria monocytogenes.
Detection and quantification of Bacillus cereus.
Detection of Clostridium botulinum.
Quantification of Clostridium perfringens.
Quantificaction and identification of mold and yeast.
Detection of Vibrio cholerae.
Detection of E. coli O157:H7.
Detection of Campylobacter spp.
Detection or quantification of microbial toxins:
Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin
Vibrio cholerae enterotoxin
E. coli O157:H7.verotoxin
S. aureus enterotoxin
Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin
Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2.
Testing of food handlers
* Various of these test could not be available for immediate analyses.
Authorized by COFEPRIS as
Third-Party Laboratory TA-09-09
ISO 9001-2008 certified
Good Manufacturing Practices
Basic and advanced courses on food microbiology
Rapid diagnostic methods in microbiology
Furthermore, our lab conducts research in:
Classic and molecular epidemiology
Factors that favor prevalence of pathogens
Methods to control enteropathogens and mycotoxigenic fungi.