ERU laboratory

Facility/equipment: Facility

  • Location

    United Kingdom

Equipments Details


Embedded within ERU is the research lab, part of the North Faculty, based in Inverness. We are specialists in tailoring our laboratory research to the diverse needs of the ERU, and external collaborators.

Our laboratory is accredited by UKAS to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for isolation and identification of STEC O157.

Our focus is providing real results on real samples for projects as diverse as
• Prevalence of STEC O157 in the British cattle herd destined for the food chain
• How interpretation of antimicrobial resistance depends on the test used
• Microbiological quality of minced beef
Techniques used
• Culture
• Antimicrobial sensitivity testing

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  • Research Output

    Detection of extended‐spectrum β‐lactam, AmpC and carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in beef cattle in Great Britain in 2015

    Velasova, M., Smith, RP., Lemma, F., Horton, R. A., Duggett, N., Evans, J., Tongue, SC., Anjum, M. F. & Randall, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126, 4, p. 1081-1095 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    16 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
  • 4 Downloads (Pure)