EMLab P&K Chicago Laboratory Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Legionella Analysis
EMLab P&K’s microbiology laboratory in Chicago, Illinois receives accreditation from AIHA-LAP, LLC for Legionella testing. EMLab P&K continues expanding its Legionella analysis capacity nationwide.
South San Francisco, CA, March 31, 2017 - EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces today the accreditation of its Chicago, Illinois
laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for Legionella analysis (EMLAP #176641). Clients can now send potable and non-potable samples for Legionella analysis to the Chicago location.
For more information about the Chicago lab's testing services, please contact Mike Deese, Regional Account Manager, at (800) 650-1835.
AIHA-LAP, LLC provides unbiased third-party review of quality performance by laboratories through a strict and rigorous series of assessments. AIHA-LAP, LLC accreditation represents a laboratory's proven ability to meet or exceed international standards provided by AIHA-LAP, LLC. The accreditation programs meet international program requirements (ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation) as part of AIHA-LAP, LLC's Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP).
The EMLAP program is specifically for labs identifying microorganisms commonly detected in air, fluids, and bulk samples during indoor air quality studies collected from schools, offices, hospitals, industrial, agricultural and other work environments. Areas of assessment include: quality systems, personnel, equipment, measurement traceability, sampling, accommodation and environment, test and calibration methods, handling and reports. When a laboratory is accredited by AIHA-LAP, LLC, it becomes part of an elite group of laboratories achieving and maintaining a high level of professional performance.
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