Microbiological Water, Air, and Surface Testing

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After an outbreak of legionellosis or other microbiological infection, many health officials agree that monitoring is necessary to identify the source and to evaluate the efficacy of biocides or other prevention measures.

Higgins can supply the following microbiological testing services:​

  • Potable water sampling and analysis (Legionella, Total Coliforms, E-Coli, HPC, etc.).

  • Cooling tower and evaporative condenser water testing.

  • Bacteriologic assays of dialysis water and dialysis fluids.

  • Microbiologic sampling of ice, ice chests, and ice-making machines
    and dispensers where indicated during an epidemiologic investigation.

  • Ultrapure & tap-water testing in neurosurgery intensive care unit (NICU), Oncology (ONC) hematologic units, bone marrow transplant (BMT) units, and other critical areas.

  • Point-of-use filtration preventative maintenance programs.

  • Air sampling for bioaerosols and bacteria within controlled environments.

  • Surface sampling for bioaerosols and bacteria within controlled environments.

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