Expert Legionella Detection, Control and Prevention

Special Pathogens Laboratory, The Legionella Experts®, provides expertise in the detection, control, and remediation of Legionella and other waterborne pathogens. Founded by Drs. Janet E. Stout and Victor L. Yu, research pioneers and international authorities in the prevention of Legionnaires' disease, SPL offers proactive, evidence-based solutions to prevent disease and save lives.

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  • 30 years specialized knowledge in Legionella detection
  • First lab in US to be accredted by A2LA for Legionella testing
  • Certified by CDC-ELITE and UK Public Health of England for proficiency in Legionella testing  
  • Accredited by A2LA and EPA-NELAP
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  • Expertise in Legionella control and remediation
  • Evidence-based solutions
  • Multidisciplinary team approach
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The Legionella Experts®

  • Internationally recognized Legionella experts
  • Seminal and authoritative research in Legionnaires' disease
  • Proven model for prevention adopted worldwide and across the U.S. 
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The first U.S. study of a monochloramine generating system for Legionella disinfection of a hospital hot water system. Read Evaluation of A New Monochloramine Generation System for Controlling Legionella In Building Hot Water Systems in the November issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

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