The Phigenics Research and Innovation team is focused on innovations that improve speed, accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Innovations include the Phigenics patented TimeZero™ test method for quantitative measurement of viable Legionella and Total Heterotrophic Aerobic Bacteria (THAB).
Unlike the ISO 11731 spread plate method, the TimeZero test method begins culturing immediately in the field, thus entirely eliminating variations due to changes in water samples during shipment. Another innovation is the Phigenics Ultra Rapid DNA Extraction (P.U.R.E.)™ Protocol, which guarantees a Next Day Legionella PCR™ result by providing molecular-marker negative screen data. When the test result is negative, there is a 99.6% probability that culture-based results will also be negative.
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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).