PVT VIABLE (Viability Identification Assay By Legionella Enrichment) detects viable Legionella bacteria found in building water systems in as little as 72 hours. By combining traditional culture techniques with LegiPlex™, this new method results in our fastest turnaround time and highest sensitivity to date. This innovation also detects stressed Legionella bacteria that are unable to form colonies on the conventional ISO spread plate (Viable But Not Culturable; VBNC). False-negative results in the conventional culture method are now widely recognized as a serious problem because VBNC cells have been proven to be potentially infective and pathogenic.
PVT Next Day LegiPlex™ PCR delivers rapid results that confirm the serogroup of Legionella within building water systems. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analysis is a negative screening method that provides confirmation that there is no Legionella DNA in a water sample. High-Value PCR screening using PVT Next Day LegiPlex™ PCR is extremely cost-effective compared to standard culture testing and can be applied broadly across a building water system.
phiGenomics™ is an innovative method for DNA diagnostics that identifies Legionella with greater accuracy and detail than ever before. Utilizing
phiGenomics, Water Management Teams can analyze their building water environment for the exact type of Legionella present in the system. This data can be used to optimize Water Management Program implementation and operations.
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The Phigenics Legionella Testing Services supply chain encompasses best practices from ordering through reporting. Clients receive thorough analytical reporting, digital imaging and a defensible chain of custody process.
Phigenics Analytical Services Laboratory (PASL) is certified as proficient in the Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation (ELITE) program administered by the CDC.
Phigenics performs the laboratory culture method for both its Phigenics patented PVT TimeZero™ field test and ISO 11731 spread plate method.
Phigenics performs comprehensive testing, including Legionella pneumophila (serogroups 1 and 2-14), non-pneumophila and Legionella species.
Phigenics saves all isolates of Legionella from all samples and has extensive experience in helping our clients work with public health laboratories and with the CDC.
Phigenics has extensive experience performing environmental risk assessments and sampling for Legionella with facilities of all different types and sizes.
Legionella Swab Test, Acinetobacter spp., Aspergillus spp., Burkholderia cepacia, Coliforms (total) & Escherichia coli, Fusarium spp., Heterotrophic Plate Count, Mycobacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa & Pseudomonas spp., Staphylococcus aureus, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, LAL/Endotoxin.
Cooling Tower Make Up Analysis, Cooling Tower Water Analysis, Cooling Tower Closed Loop Analysis, Boiler Make Up Analysis, Boiler Make Up Water Analysis - Softened, Boiler Feed Water Analysis, Condensate Water Analysis, Closed Loop Water Analysis - Hot, Closed Loop Water Analysis - Cold, AAMI/ Hemodialysis Water Profile.
Alkalinity "M", Alkalinity "OH", Alkalinity "P", Aluminum, Ammonia as NH3-N, Bicarbonate, Barium, Chloride, Conductivity, Conductivity - Neutralized, Copper - Dissolved, Glycols, Fluoride, Hardness - Calcium, Hardness - Magnesium, Hardness -Total, Iron - Dissolved, Manganese, Molybdenum - Molybdate, Monochloramine, Nitrate, Nitrite (as NaNO2), pH, Phosphate - Ortho, Phosphate - Total Inorganic, Phosphonate, Phosphorus - Total, Potassium, Silica - Reactive, Silicon - (as Silica), Silver, Sodium, Stronium, Sulfate, Tolyltriazole, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Organic Carbon, Turbidity, Zinc.
Coliforms - Total (SDWA), Copper (SDWA), Inorganic Chemicals (IOC's) (SDWA), Lead (SDWA), Nitrate (SDWA), Nitrite (SDWA), Synthetic Organic Chemicals (SOC's) with Glyphosate, Synthetic Organic Chemicals (SOC's) without Glyphosate, TTHM/HAA5 (Disinfection By-Products) (SDWA), Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOC's).