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  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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.

  • Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    This report by Transparency Market Research aims to evaluate competitiveness of the antimicrobial coatings market in a global scenario. The report segments the market on the basis of product types, applications and geography, estimating and forecasting market volumes and revenues for the period from 2012 to 2018. The report strives to effectively portray the demand and supply characteristics of ...


  • EMLab P&K Performs Bacterial Analysis for Rachael Ray Show, Testing Old Makeup and Beauty Products

    Recently the Emmy Award-winning Rachael Ray Show contacted EMLab P&K for bacterial analysis. The show wanted to prove that old makeup and beauty supplies harbor bacteria and could be potentially harmful to the user. EMLab P&K provided microbiology analysis and microbial consulting for the Rachael Ray Show. EMLab P&K tested several beauty products and ran state-of-the-art bacterial ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Is it Sewer Gas or Mold Causing the Odors – Air Quality Testing Will Provide the Answer

    EMSL Analytical offers testing solutions to help pinpoint the source of unpleasant odors.   ...


  • IAQ Index Releases Online Video about Home Test Kits

    Earlier this month, the nation’s leading provider of health-based consumer test kits for analyzing the indoor air quality of homes, schools and places of business released an online video explaining how the kits work.  IAQ Index produced the video to help educate the public about indoor air quality issues.   People spend up to 90% of their time indoors so it’s ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market 2012-2018: New Market Research Report On ResearchMoz.us

    ResearchMoz.us provides new market research report on "Antimicrobial Coatings Market - Global Industry Analysis,Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast, 2012 - 2018 ".  This report by Transparency Market Research aims to evaluate competitiveness of the antimicrobial coatings market in ...


  • Antimicrobial Coatings Market Is Expected To Reach USD 3.3 Billion Globally by 2018

    A new market report titled "Antimicrobial Coatings Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," by Transparency Market Research observes that the antimicrobial coatings demand was worth USD 1.6 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reachUSD 3.3 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR over 12% from 2012 to 2018. North America is the global ...


  • Penicillium Fungi Identified through PCR and DNA Sequencing

    Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) is a cutting edge molecular technology that analyzes for the genetic material called deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) which is found in every cell. EMSL Analytical Laboratories has harnessed this powerful molecular testing technique to identify a host of microbial contaminants and pathogens, including Penicillium. Penicillium is a ubiquitous soil ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Fecal and Skin-Borne Bacteria Found on California’s BART Transit System

    More than just the 330,000 commuters ride the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system each day.  Last month it was reported in The Bay Citizen in the article “BART Seat: Where Bacteria Blossom” that testing of fabric seats on BART has revealed a host of potentially harmful microbial contaminants. The publication commissioned analysis of what lay hidden in a random seat.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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

  • Renovating Old Buildings Could Expose People to Histoplasma capsulatum

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an article in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) about a histoplasmosis outbreak associated with the renovation of an old building.  The article describes workers from a demolition company in Quebec who developed respiratory symptoms after exposure to dust containing bat or bird ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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

  • PCR Testing Identifies Stachybotrys & Other Types of Fungi

    Over the past decade there have been numerous media reports about a specific type of mold known as Stachybotrys chartarum. Many in the media have referred to it as “toxic mold” although the term is not accurate, unless the fungi are actually tested to see if they are producing toxins. Having any type of mold in high concentrations, whether it be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bed Bug Infestations Are Back in the News

    Earlier this month, Fox News published a report about an alarming increase in the number of Wisconsin residents complaining about the presence of bed bugs. According to the article, public health officials in the state have seen a remarkable increase in calls concerning the pests over the past two to three years. Bed bugs are small, flat, parasitic insects that feed solely ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Minnesota Mold Testing Lab Holds Sampling Workshop

    EMSL will be holding a workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota regarding Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene. The workshop will be held on August 15th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel located at 618 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN. 55402. Registration begins at 8:30AM with the workshop being held from 9:00AM to 5:00PM at a cost of $299 per person. The workshop will ...


    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.

  • Hurricane Sandy Victims Reminded of Asbestos Hazards during Reconstruction

    Many areas hard hit by Hurricane Sandy are beginning to rebuild and repair the countless homes and properties damaged by the historic storm.  As cleanout and construction activities continue, residents across the Mid-Atlantic are being reminded that many older properties may contain asbestos which could be released into the air.   Most products made today do not contain asbestos. ...

  • Chicago Area Building Experts Solve Complex Vapor Intrusion Problems

    The building consulting experts at EC2 supply decades of environmental and building structure knowledge to identify vapor intrusion problems and protect occupants from toxic vapors. Vapor intrusion is often defined as a gaseous substance emanating from petroleum products or chemicals.  These gases seep through cracks in foundations or sewer lines and enter buildings.  According to the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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