Microbiology News : water, Aug 2020

blue book legionella pneumophila cooling rapid water UK
Legiolert® is a rapid culture-based test method for the detection of Legionella pneumophila, which is 7 days faster than traditional methods. It is now a recommended method in the UK’s Standing Committee of Analysts “blue book” for testing in waters and environmental samples.  more...
legionella pneumophila fast culturable detection ISO 11731
MICA Legionella is the latest innovative solution from DIAMIDEX. Based on culture, it detects culturable Legionella pneumophila providing results in CFU in 48 hours for all water samples offering an unmatched sensitivity and specificity on the market. more...
Tests for Legionella in Water
Thermo Fisher Scientific continue to invest in meeting the needs of laboratories testing for Legionella in water with an upgraded portfolio including an improved, ISO-compliant, GVPC agar and new qPCR products for rapid detection and enumeration.  
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IDEXX Pseudalert pseudomonas aeruginosa quanti tray
Study finds IDEXX's Pseudalert® MPN method of detecting P. aeruginosa to be more efficient than ISO membrane filtration culture-based method. Simple to use and can accurately detect P. aeruginosa at low levels, even with high background flora, giving confirmed results within 24 hours. more...