Laboratoire National de la Santé

Updated: Sep-17-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Bamako
Mali

Phone number
+223 20224770
E-mail
bkoumare [at] yahoo.fr
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
No
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Benoît Yaranga Koumare
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
bkoumare [at] yahoo.fr

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
76
Male laboratory personnel
42
Female laboratory personnel
34

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
48
Male technical personnel
27
Female technical personnel
21

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Water / food
Environmental
Other
Other testing laboratory services
Medication, food, drugs
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total coliform count
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 30º + or - 1ºC
Methods
NF V 08-050
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Count of thermotolerant coliform
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 44º + or - 1ºC
Methods
NF V 08-060
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Counting of mesophilic aerobic germs
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 30º + or - 1ºC
Methods
ISO 4833-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Count of mesophilic aerobic germs
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 46º + or - 1ºC
Methods
NF V 08-061
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Coagulase-positive staphylococci detection
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 37º + or - 1ºC
Methods
NF V 08-057-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Salmonella detection
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 37º + or - 1ºC
Methods
ISO 6579
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
E. coli detection
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 44º + or - 1ºC
Methods
ISO 16649-2
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH determination
Type of test/ instrumentation used
pHmeter
Methods
ISO 10523
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dosage of dissolved oxygen
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Electrochemical at the probe
Methods
ISO 5814
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of the biochemical oxygen demand after n days (BODn)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubators at 20º + or - 1ºC
Methods
ISO 5815-2
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of the sum of calcium and magnesium
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Titrimetric method with EDTA
Methods
ISO 6059
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of the chemical oxygen demand
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Precision burette
Methods
ISO 6060
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of turbidite
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Nephelometer
Methods
ISO 7027-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dosage of cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, cadmium and lead
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Atomic Absorption Spectrometry with Flame
Methods
ISO 8288
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Counting of E coli and coliform bacteria
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Filter membranes
Methods
ISO 9308-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of alkalinity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Precision burette
Methods
ISO 9963-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aluminium dosage
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
Methods
ISO 12020
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Mercury dosage
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Atomic absorption spectrometry method
Methods
ISO 12846
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of selected parameters by discrete analysis systems - Part 1: Ammonium, nitrate, nitrite, chloride, orthophosphate, sulphate and silicate by photometric detection
Type of test/ instrumentation used
DR 5000
Methods
ISO 15923-1
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Salmonella spp. detection
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator
Methods
ISO 19250
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH determination
Type of test/ instrumentation used
pHmeter
Methods
USP
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Identification and drugs
Type of test/ instrumentation used
HPLC/CCM
Methods
USP
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of water content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Karl Fisher
Methods
USP
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Identification and dosage
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Spectro UV-Vis
Methods
USP
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Evaluation of dissolution
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dissolutest
Methods
USP
Accreditation status
No
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
No
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
RAEMA (Network for Analysis and Exchange in Food Microbiology): Food; Sigma Aldrich and Namcal: Drugs
Inter-laboratory comparison
Yes
Interlaboratory comparison scheme
RAEMA: 2 campaigns per year (in March and October); Sigma Aldrich: 1 campaign per year; Namcal: 1 campaign per year
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes