"It is possible to culture bacteria immediately upon taking a water sample on-site at the facility location, and thereby completely eliminate testing inaccuracies caused by water sample transit time," says Dr. McCoy. "The problem historically has been that it was not commercially practical to implement on-site cultures at any scale. This is an important problem that Phigenics has solved by offering a field practical method to immediately start the culture on-site. Instead of shipping a water sample, the user ships the cultured bacteria. Starting the culture immediately also significantly reduces the time required before test results can be reported to the user. "
For a full copy of "Inaccuracy in Legionella Tests of Building Water Systems Due to Sample Holding Time," published in Water Research, or to obtain more information on Legionnaires' disease, go to http://www.phigenics.com/news/archive/.
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