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Legionella Detection from Sample to Result in Less than 2 Hours


With over 95,000 human infections reported per year, Legionella bacteria, capable of colonizing water systems, have become a major issue for inudstries utilizing cooling towers, shower and taps in hospitals and care facilities with showers, public swimming pools and water fountains.  
 

Pall's GeneDisc® Technologies provide water system network managers a laboratory monitoring diagnostic tool with complete solutions for real time monitoring using a lab-scale system. The Legionella ID plate provides a straighforward, easy protocol for screening and the identification of Legionella spp., L. pneumophila and L. pneumophila Serogroup 1 in less than 2 hours. The GeneDisc Legionella DUO plate enables combined detection and quantification of both Legionella spp. and Legionella pneumophila using the same sample preparation and without any additional hands-on time. 

 

  • Reduce down-time—Shorter time to results enables reactive surveillance preventing delayed intervention and system closures.
  • Implement disinfection measures—Identify and target contaminated pipework and water points to administer corrective action.
  • NF Validation Certified methods—conforms to NF T 90-471 and ISO/TS 12869 standards.