BSRIA – BS 8552: 2012 Sampling & Monitoring of Water from Building Services Closed Systems – Code of Practice
BSRIA (The Building Services Research and Information Association) is a UK based Consultancy, Instrumentation, research and testing organisation providing specialist services in building services engineering and construction.
The ALS Environmental laboratory in Coventry is able to offer UKAS ISO17025:2005 accredited analysis of the BSRIA parameters, as well as other chemical and microbiological analysis including Legionella and the ESKAPE pathogens.
Pervinder Johal, Operations Manager at ALS Environmental, Coventry comments:
ALS operates in several key markets including BSRIA, it’s great to see a British Standard detailing the sampling and analysis guidance in this area, we are able to undertake accredited Microbiology and Chemistry analysis 7 days a week offering a comprehensive range of analysis to our clients
The ESKAPES article was jointly written by ALS Environmental’s Sales & Marketing Manager, Nick Barsby, and our Coventry Operations manager, Pervinder Johal. With over 25 years industry experience between them the article highlights the potential issues associated with these emerging pathogens of concern and highlights how the MALDI-ToF confirmation technique can provide a full speciation for each genus.
For more details on MALDI-ToF confirmations, ESKAPES pathogens or Legionella analysis please contact your Customer Service Co-ordinator or request a quotation; alternatively you can call the laboratory on 02476 42 12 13.
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