Carle Place, NY, December 21, 2016
After earning an interim certification earlier in September, EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Carle Place, New York laboratory has been granted a final certification for Legionella
analysis of both potable and non-potable water by the New York State Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NYSDOH ELAP).
The NYSDOH ELAP now requires laboratories providing Legionella
testing in New York State to pass this certification program. EMSL’s Carle Place provides Legionella
analysis in potable water using ISO 11731 and ISO 11731-2 testing methods. The laboratory also offers Legionella
testing in non-potable water using method ISO 11731.
“With the addition of Carle Place, all of EMSL’s New York labs and our corporate lab in Cinnaminson, NJ are now NYSDOH ELAP certified for Legionella
analysis,” said Dr. Christopher Goulah, Legionella
Technical Manager at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “EMSL is continuously working to maintain the most up-to-date accreditations within the industry.”
Collectively, EMSL is the leading Legionella
testing laboratory with 16 CDC ELITE certified locations and is fully-equipped to handle large projects following outbreaks.
Along with Legionella
culture testing, EMSL also provides polymerase chain reaction (PCR), sequence-based typing and whole genome sequencing for Legionella
outbreak source identification. To learn more about the NYSDOH ELAP Legionella
and the CDC ELITE methods and certifications, or the difference between culture and molecular testing, please contact Dr. Christopher Goulah at (716) 651-0030 extension 1407 or Diane Miskowski, MPH, at (800) 220-3675 extension 2528.
As an added resource, EMSL has created a Legionella
Pocket Guide with important information about the bacteria and different sampling techniques. For a free copy of this guide, please click here
. To receive more information about EMSL’s Legionella
testing services, please visit www.LegionellaTesting.com
To view a complete list of EMSL’s laboratory locations, accreditations and capabilities, please visit www.EMSL.com
. To learn more about EMSL’s testing services, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 1-800-220-3675.
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is one of the leading testing laboratories with over 40 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella
, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com
for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.