ISO 21872-1:2017 specifies a horizontal method for the detection of enteropathogenic Vibrio spp., which causes human illness in or via the intestinal tract. The species detectable by the methods specified include Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio vulnificus.
ISO 21872-1:2017 is applicable to the following:
- products intended for human consumption and the feeding of animals;
- environmental samples in the area of food production and food handling.