Microbiology News : water, Sep 2018

Rapid Legionella Testing at Berlin Water Company
Legionnaire’s disease is on the increase in Europe. To prevent possible outbreaks, fast and cultivation-independent methods for Legionella in water samples are important. The laboratory of Berlin Water Company has validated rqmicro’s rapid test. more...
Pseudalert detects P. aeruginosa in 24 hours, less than half the time of other commercially available methods. It also has high sensitivity and specificity, requires no confirmation steps, and can be more easily used with water samples that have high levels of background flora. more...