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Legionella Analysis (Analysis done using ISO Methods)

M341 (not for use in NY State):  Legionella pneumophila confirmation (ISO culture method)

and enumeration. Individual serotyping not included. Other species reported as Legionella sp.


M342:  Legionella pneumophila confirmation (ISO culture method) enumeration of

individual serotypes 1-14. Other species reported as Legionella sp. 


M343:  Legionella Species confirmation (ISO culture method) and  individual enumeration of 11 Legionella species (L. anisa, L. bozmanii, L. dumoffii, L. feeleii, L. gormanii, L. jordanis, L. longbeachae, L. maceachernii, L. micdadei, L. pneumophila, and L. sainthelensi) and their individual serotypes.

Other species can be requested for an additional charge.

M344:  ISO filter direct for water expected to have low bacterial concentrations (bottled water, water for dialysis, distilled water). 11 Legionella species (above) and their respective serotypes, identified and enumerated individually. Other species reported as Legionella sp.

M345:  Identification and enumeration (ISO culture method) of L. pneumophila serotype 1

L. pneumophila serotypes 2-14, and Legionella sp.

M 214 Pure Culture Preparation and Storage

M 215 Pure Culture Preparation and Shipping




Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Legionella Panels

M163 – Broad Screen Legionella Panel
Presence/absence of 50 species of Legionella including L. pneumophila.  Species are combined and include:  L. pneumophila : 16S rRNA gene and mip gene, L. anisa, L. oakridgensis, L. bozemanii, L. birminghamensis, L, brunensis,L. cherri, . L. cincinnatiensis, . L. dumoffii, L. erythra, L. fairfieldensis, L. feelei, L. gormanii, L. gratiana, L. hackeliae, L. israelensis, L. jamestownensis. L. jordanis, L. lansingensis, L. longbeachae, L. maceachernii, L. micdadei, L. moravica, L. parisiensis, L. quinlivanii, L. rubrilucens, L. santicrucis, L. sainthelensis, L. spiritensis, L. steigerwaltii, L. tucsonensis. L. wadsworthii, L. worsliensis

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Legionella Panels

M162 Presence/absence of L. pneumophila, L. micdadei, L. maceachernii, L. sainthelensis/cincinnatiensis.

M103 Presence/absence of L. pneumophila

M102 Presence/absence of L. micdadei

M104 Presence/absence of L. sainthelensis/cincinnatiensis

M101Presence/absence of L. maceachernii

Legionella pneumophila serotype 1 Strain Identification

M029 DNA Sequence Based Typing

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Gillian Egiazarov:

Sales Representative: 1-800-220-3675 ext. 2574

For Technical Questions: Christopher Goulah,Ph.D.
Legionella Technical Director:
(716) 651-0030 ext. 1407

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200 Route 130 North
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077

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An Overview of Legionella Analyses

By Diane Miskowski, MPH EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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