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  • EMSL Announces North Carolina Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    The event will be dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshops for IAQ Professionals are scheduled for July 24th in Charlotte, NC. Currently the course is approved for 8 continuing ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New England Air Quality Testing Lab holds Boston IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, is scheduled to speak in front of New England area environmental professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New York City Air Quality Testing Lab holds IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

    Mr. Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, will be leading a workshop for New York-area environmental professionals. The event will be dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Free Mold Sampling Webinar hosting by EMSL

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. will be hosting “The Basics of Mold Sampling for an IAQ Investigation” free webinar on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST. Dr. Jason Dobranic, EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, will host the webinar and discuss different methodologies for mold sampling. The webinar will cover the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • NYC Environmental Professionals Armed With Latest Sampling Techniques to Combat IAQ Problems

    Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, led the workshop for a large group of New York-area environmental professionals, who received continuing education credits for their participation.   The popular workshop, held May 31, 2012, was dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics covered fungal cultures, PCR, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Newly published research paper demonstrates test inaccuracies due to sample holding time

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was below detectable levels ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Maryland Mold Testing Lab offers IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop in Richmond, VA

    Eric Ciotti, Business Development Manager for EMSL, is scheduled to speak in front of Virginia area indoor air quality professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more.   The IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshops for IAQ ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Becomes the Only AIHA EMLAP Accredited Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory in Massachusetts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. is the only AIHA EMLAP Accredited indoor air quality testing laboratory providing microbiological analyses in Massachusetts. In addition, EMSL’s Wallingford, CT laboratory is also AIHA EMLAP Accredited. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate twenty one AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories. EMSL's ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL lowers ERMI mold testing price to $150

    Due to increased operating efficiencies we are now offering the ERMI mold test for $150 for a 5 day TAT. If you are not familiar with the test it was developed by EPA as a screening test to predict which homes have a potential mold burden.The test is conducted by collecting a composite dust sample in the living room and bedroom using a vacuum dust collection device. The dust is then analyzed by ...


  • EC project MEMORI: innovative research for market transfer

    MEMORI: Measurement, Effect Assessment and Mitigation of Pollutant Impact on Movable Cultural Assets. NILU is from 1st November 2011 coordinating a new EC project; MEMORI. MEMORI will go on for three years until the end of 2014. The main general objective of MEMORI as defined in the DOW (Description of Work) is: “To provide the conservation market with innovative non destructive diagnosis ...

  • Tape-Lift Fungal Material Collection

    Taking a tape-lift sample is one of the main practices used by indoor environmental quality investigators for detecting whether mold structures (for example, spores and hyphae) have either settled onto or colonized the surface. Despite the popularity of the method, there can be significant inconsistency in how tape lifts are collected. A new ASTM International standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMLab P&K offers real-time PCR tests for pathogen detection

    EMLab P&K announces the launch of new analytical services to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples using real-time PCR technology. By using emerging PCR testing techniques, EMLab P&K can now perform rapid analysis of pathogens such as E. coli 0157:H7 and Enterococci. The highly sensitive and specific PCR tests can rapidly detect pathogenic contamination and results can be ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K Expands Real-Time PCR Tests for Pathogen Detection

    EMLab P&K launches additional analytical services using real-time PCR technology to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples. The new PCR testing services are affordable and will help clients with time-sensitive projects. EMLab P&K announces the launch of new analytical services to detect pathogens in food and environmental samples using real-time PCR technology. By using emerging ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Canada Mould Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Diane Miskowski, MPH, Business Development Manager at EMSL is scheduled to speak in front of Ontario, Canada area indoor air quality professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, glucans, mVOCs, mycotoxins and more. The Advanced Fungal ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Woman Seeks $5 Million after Contracting Legionnaires’ disease

    Last month, Alabama’s ABC 33/40 published a report about a local woman filing a lawsuit against the owners of a motel in Kentucky. The woman claims she got Legionnaires’ disease at the hotel from a contaminated air conditioning unit.  She is seeking $5 million. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a type of bacteria known as Legionella. The bacteria are found ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New Ames tests now available from Cambio

    Distributed in the UK exclusively by Cambio, Xenometrix products include today’s most advanced Ames mutagenicity assays and cytotoxicity screening kits. These have been specially designed to reduce the amount of test compounds and consumables used, and to require less hands-on time. Xenometrix is particularly proud of its excellent pre- and post-sale customer support which allows new ...


    By Cambio Ltd

  • Indianapolis Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in front of midwest area indoor air quality professionals.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi.  Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, glucans, mVOCs, mycotoxins and more. The Advanced Fungal Workshops for IAQ ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Florida Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Orlando and Fort Lauderdale Area Environmental Professionals Look Forward to Advanced Mold Diagnostic Solutions & Information Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak infront of Orlando & Fort Lauderdale area indoor air quality professionas this December.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Now Testing for Cryptococcus gattii Pathogenic Fungi

    Cryptococcus gattii has been appearing as a human and animal pathogen in the Pacific Northwest and southwestern British Columbia. The organism is a saprophytic environmental fungus that is usually found in the soil and on trees. Animal and human pulmonary infection can occur by breathing in spores in areas where the organism is found but they cannot transmit the diseases to each other. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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