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AOAC International

AOAC International

Official methods of analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists
In the Library: 1st floor, Reference
S 587 .A73 19th edition,  v. 1-2
The 19th edition will sometimes refer you to an earlier edition:
Earlier editions are in the lower level of the library: f S 587 .A73 editions 7-17

    • Guide to Method Format
    • OMA 19 Revisions
    • Changes in Methods (since original printing of 19th Ed., 2012 to May 9, 2013)

OMA Online   Current edition
We don't have online access to the text of the methods, but you can use this as an index:
     Search by keywords to identify a method name and number to look for in the 19th ed.

For the group looking for OMA 2003.08  Staphylococcus aureus in Selected Dairy Foods
3M Petrifilm Staph Express Count Plate Method
The method is reprinted in this journal article, pp 965-966:

3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plate Method for the Enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus in Selected Dairy Foods (PDF 115 KB)
Silbernagel, K. M., R. P. Jechorek, C. N. Carver, B. L. Horter, and K. G. Lindberg. 2003. "3M ™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count plate method for the enumeration of Staphylococcusaureus in selected dairy foods: collaborative study." Journal Of AOAC International 86, no. 5: 963-970.

Journal of AOAC International 2007- online (off campus access requires login)
2nd floor, Periodicals, S583 .A7 v.75-91 (1992-2009)

Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists
2nd floor, Periodicals, S583 A7 v.49-74 (1966-1991)

Journal of the Association of Official Agricultural Chemists
2nd floor, Periodicals, S583 A7 v.1-48 (1915-1965) incomplete holdings