Q Laboratories is now an HC Information Resources Inc. (hcinfo.com) approved Legionella Sampling and Testing Service Provider. Q Laboratories, Inc. can design a legionella sampling plan for businesses implementing a building water management plan for legionella control, or evaluate existing plans with building managers. Q Laboratories, Inc. analysts are trained in collection and sampling of water for Legionella analysis, designing sampling programs, interpreting Legionella test results and advising on an appropriate response to test results. Q Laboratories is Certified as Proficient in the isolation of Legionella from potable and non-potable water samples by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation (ELITE) program.
An industry best practice for hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and other industrial and institutional facilities is establishing a water management plan to protect the employees and occupants from contracting Legionnaires disease or Pontiac fever. Choosing a qualified sampling and testing partner is the first step in designing an effective Legionella control plan.